Monday, November 10, 2014

Blanket flower

Blanket flowers are wonderfully cheerful, long-blooming plants for hot, sunny gardens. They produce single or double daisy flowers through most of the summer and well into fall. The light brick red ray flowers are tipped with yellow -- the colors of Mexican blankets.

Blanket flowers tolerate light frost and are seldom eaten by deer. Deadhead the flowers to keep them blooming consistently through the summer and into fall. Some species tend to be short-lived, especially if the soil is not well drained.

how to grow blanket flower

  • Propagation
  • Division
  • Stem Cuttings

1 to 3 feet
6 inches to 2 feet wide
Flower Color:
Orange, Red
Foliage Color:
Seasonal Features:
Fall Bloom, Summer Bloom
Problem Solvers:
Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Groundcover
Special Features:
Cut Flowers, Good for Containers, Low Maintenance

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