Blanket Flower produces clumps of low, spreading foliage and masses of flowers in summer. Its common name derives from its ability to create a ‘blanket’ of ground-covering colour.
There are about 30 species found across North and South America, growing on prairies and open grassland. They are a mixture of annuals, biennials and perennials, although most of the perennial varieties are short-lived.
They are ideal for full sun, with well-drained soil, but will not tolerate winter wet.