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Indian Blanket

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Gaillardia pulchella

Common Names: Firewheel, Indian Blanket

Description

Also called firewheel, Indian Blanket flowers from April to June. When viewed in mass, its brilliant combinations of red, orange and yellow resemble brightly woven tapestries. It makes a good choice for beach fronts and erosion control.

Bloom Color(s): red, yellow

Bloom Width: 3 in.

Bloom Height: 1/2 in.

Foliage Color(s): Green

Duration: Annual,Perennial

Bloom Period: April to June

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Subshrub,Forb/herb

Sightings: Pflugerville/RR, rural Williamson County , Grand Av Pkwy+Picadilly Dr, Pflugerville , 10 miles east of Hwy 6 and Hwy 105 , Shady Hollow West Nature Preserve , Mason, Texas , Big Thicket on Hwy 92 near 1746 , Austin, Big Bend, San Antonio , Willow City Loop and 16 , Shady Hollow West Nature Preserve , Willow City - Willow Loop Rd , 1323 off 281,Willow Loop,Llano,M. Falls , Washington County , TX-29 | TX-16 | SPR-4 | RR-965 , IH-410 & University Way , I-10 exit 508 above Kerrville, Texas , Hwt 79 / East Palm Valley Rd.

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