Blanket Flower Seeds

Blanket Flower Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $34.69 37% Savings
1 Pound $98.69 55% Savings
5 Pounds $272.99 ($3.41/ounce) 75% Savings
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  • Colorful heirloom and native wildflower capable of naturalizing anywhere
  • Perennial; A dependable and profuse bloomer
  • North American Native Wildflower
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Blanket Flower Seeds

Gaillardia aristata

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Gaillardia

Blanket Flower or "Blanketflower" is a stunning native perennial wildflower. The plant produces intricately colored petals of alternating red and yellow hues. Blanket Flower Seeds can be planted successfully anywhere in the USA, but this species is especially beloved in arid areas with limited drainage.

Planting Information

Planting Blanket Flower Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Blanket Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 52 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 9,769 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 39,076 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 156,304 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 781,520 Up to 1.25 Acres

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