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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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Smooth-headed Blanket Flower; Gaillardia
|Size:||1-2 ft tall by 1 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Annual to short-lived perennial|
|Recommended Uses:||Mass plantings. Wildflower gardens.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
Attracts hummingbirds. Birds that eat the seeds include chickadees, titmice, and warblers.
Attracts many pollinators including native bees, honeybees, butterflies, butterflies and wasps.