Annual and perennial plants with a prolonged flowering season.
Annuals are grown inborders or in beds, the perennials unfortunately do not last very long and are therefore better grown as .
Sandy soil, reasonably rich; not too damp in winter.
Both the annual and the perennial species are sown from mid spring onwards. The latter can also be propagated by division.
hybrids: Perennial plants, height 30-70 cm; flowering season early summer to early autumn. The are yellow with red or brown, the centre is darker. Cover in severe frost.
pulchella: Annuals, height 30-50 cm; flowering season mid summer to early autumn. The flower-heads are reddish purple with a yellow margin. Hybrids are frequently referred to as Gaillardia picta. ‘Lorentziana’ is a double form.