Brown-eyed Susan

Gaillardia aristata

Also known as: Blanketflower

Light Conditions: Sun to light Shade
Soil Conditions: Dry to Well Drained
Exposure Conditions: Exposed
Size: 12-30" T & 12-24" W
Bloom Period: June to early August
Bloom Colour: Yellow/Orange
Growth Habit: Moderate to Fast
Spreads By: Seed

Good For Small Spaces
Good For Large Spaces
Long Bloom Time


Attractive Seed Heads
Fall Color
Deer Resistant
Edible/Medicinal Properties

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Gaillardia aristata (Brown-eyed Susan) Gaillardia aristata (Brown-eyed Susan) Gaillardia aristata (Brown-eyed Susan)

Seeds Per Package: 25

Description: Large flowers in the summer vary greatly in vivid combination's of yellow and orange, attracting butterflies, birds and your attention. Its reddy brown centers give it the common name of Brown Eyed Susan but it is also known as Blanketflower. This wildflower has great presence in a large landscape but is also a great choice in a smaller garden as each plant produces many blooms. This plant dislikes rich soils.

Found in Nature: Dry open meadows, ditches and hillsides. Sometimes in open wooded areas.

Distribution: Prairies, Foothills, Rocky Mountains

Important Information: The "Bloom Period" is an indicator of the time period within which the wildflowers will bloom and does not describe the time period that a single plant will bloom. The "Sizes" listed are intended to be a general guideline to consult during plant selection. Plant growth and bloom times will vary depending on geographical location & individual site conditions. Please contact us with any questions you may have.