Ideal Sun Conditions:
Our showiest native wildflower; an annual. Little care required. Grows along roadsides and in natural areas throughout our region. Gaillardias are popular these days, with many new introductions all the time. G. pulchella is a good choice for seeding in prairie areas with other native grasses and wildflowers.
Use in Garden
Native plant garden. Near the front and in a sunny location in a mixed bed or border. Habitat garden. Xeric garden. Shortgrass prairie.
G. pulchella is an annual, so let it reseed for next year's plants.