from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several New World plants of the genus Gaillardia in the composite family, having red or yellow florets grouped into large solitary flower heads. Also called blanket flower.
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- n. Any of several New World flowering plants of the genus Gaillardia
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of handsome annual or perennial American herbaceous composites, of a dozen species, most of which are natives of the United States.
- n. A plant of the genus Gaillardia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundy
Plant species from the Asteraceae or daisy family such as gaillardia, cosmos, coreopsis and beach sunflower as well as ornamental grasses, and allow the flowers to go to seed to attract these gaudy birds to your landscape.
The brilliant orangy-gold of the gaillardia goes so nicely with the two shades of blue - dark 'Black and Blue' sage (middle-left) and caryopteris 'Worchester Gold' (back-right) - mix very nicely.
Your gaillardia/kale combo reminds me of my gaillardia/artemesia combo, Frances.
I love the yellow gaillardia but have trouble getting them going here for some reason.
The colors are like gaillardia, but the flowers are smaller and more delicate.
I really need to add some gaillardia to my garden next summer.
No wind, morning light, blue fescue and gaillardia ‘Goblin’ complete the scene.
Thanks for the kind words, the festuca and gaillardia are actually in the ground, it is a combination that loves the heat of summer and gives good color all year.
Tall phlox, asters, butterfly bushes gaillardia, salvias and good old annuals will have to do it.
Where we go to the beach in South Carolina, the gaillardia grows wild, right in the sand.