Known as the blanket flower
, this perennial is distinguished by its bold, vividly coloured flowers and attractive hairy foliage.
Marigold, Zinnia, Coreopsis, Ageratum, black eyed Susan (Rudbeckia) and the native blanket flower
(Gaillardia) are unaffected by nematodes.
Two common examples were blanket flower
(Gaillardia x grandiflora) and sunflower (Helianthus an-nuus), both of which attracted long-horn bees (Melissodes spp.
Some Mississippi wildflowers that can take the heat are butterfly weed, ironweed, purple coneflower, blazing star, blanket flower
, and New England aster.
THE connoisseur perennial collection will liven up your garden with right blooms from summer into autumn with a choice of Cone Flower (Echinacea, pictured left), Blanket Flower
(Gaillardia), Monarda Bergamot and Sidalcea Party Girl.
Has: chives, peppermint, lemon balm, oregano, liriope, maple trees, Japanese privet, lilacs, orange day lilies, purple spring violets, forsythia, rose of Sharon, golden raintree (limited), love-in-a-puff vine, hollyhocks, fern spores, purple lady bells, rudbeckia, marigolds, clematis, English ivy, chaste tree, blanket flower
, morning glories, willow oak tree, mimosas, bee balms, holly bush, evening primrose, oxalis, lavender, irises, variegated vinca, cosmo, wild flowers, assorted heirloom peppers, tomatoes, hot peppers, muskmelons, honeydews, yellow flesh watermelon, white peach seeds (very limited) and white pumpkins.
PICK NONSTOP BLOOMERS Along the path to the seating area, yellow-and-orange blanket flower
(Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun') blooms constantly.
Pollack's California natives include coffee bush (Rhamnus californica), whose berries are feasted on by many of the 45 species of birds that have visited the garden and rendered insect pests invisible there; Penstemon, Ceanothus, California yarrow (Achillea millefolium); a slow-growing, shade-dependent manzanita ground cover; the carefree, sun-loving ground cover known as blanket flower
(Gaillardia); and the Pacific Coast iris (Iris douglasiana).
This blanket flower
is touted as a useful annual even though the species that it belongs to, aristata, is the same that familiar perennial favorites are members of.
Wants: heirloom vegetable seeds, nonhybrid melons and corn, lady slipper root, lily of the valley, bleeding heart, lemongrass, oriental poppy, mosquito plant, sweet Indian grass, canna, Indian blanket flower
, feverfew, St.
Deadhead summer bloomers such as blanket flower
(Gaillardia), cosmos, and Mexican hat (Ratibida).
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