Thegaillardias revel in sunshine and a sandy loam for run. Their dark crimson or yellowish are distinctive. Sow in April to flower in July or August until November. Gaillardias are quite easy to raise from by thinly in sandy soil. They dislike crowding whether as or fully grown. The rich coppery-red variety aptly named Indian Chief is one of the best. The perennial gaillardias should be planted in March to produce a supply of large, daisy-like yellow and crimson throughout the summer. A sandy loam and a sunny suit them. In wet winters they sometimes fail to reappear in spring, hence the advisability of March planting. The clumps may be lifted and divided in spring. Good varieties include Ipswich Beauty, deep yellow and crimson to about 3 ½ ft. and Wirral Flame, a warm cardinal-red, which is excellent for . There are also dwarf gaillardias which grow to about 9 in.