Gaillardia pulchella (Firewheel)

Drought tolerant annual; full sunlight. Red and yellow daisy-like flowers bloom May to July, along sandy plains and roadsides in desert areas. Does well from seed, widely adaptable, and is recommended for use in mixtures or mass plantings throughout its range.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Annual/Biennial/Perennial

Growth Habit: 

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Bunch

Mature Height: 12-24 in.

Bloom Color: Red

Bloom Period: May-September

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: High

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: Medium

CaCO3 Tolerance: High

pH Range: 6.8-7.2


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 153,000

Seeding Rate: 10 PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS