This original painting is priced as matted and framed. For photos of the painting as framed, please contact the artist. These wildflowers were painted en plein air, at the cabin of my friend Jann. Blanketflower are native to Colorado, and light up the summer with their rich red, orange and gold blooms.
If you're looking for a perennial with a long season of bloom, blanket flower (Gaillardia x grandiflora) is a great choice. The daisy-like flowers are produced from early summer to early fall in shades of orange, red and yellow, adding sizzle to the garden and attracting nectar-seeking butterflies.
About This Plant
Produced above a clump of hairy, narrow, gray-green leaves, the blossoms of perennial blanket flower have petals that may be solid colored shades of yellow, wine red , orange or peach, or may be banded in combinations of red or orange with yellow. The petals of some are frilled, while others have a unique...