Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun
Soil Moisture: Low
Native: Yes
Drought Tolerance: High
Perennial: Yes
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 1 – 2 ft.
Mature Spread: 2 – 3 ft.
Soil Texture: Sandy, Loam
Soil pH: Slightly acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 8a-11

Blanket Flower, Gaillardia pulchella

This plant is very tough and will thrive in a hot, dry, salty environment. Popular ground cover used in coastal and island landscapes. Dazzling blooms are deep orange with yellow tips and resemble a zinnia. Very cold hardy.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247