Spintop Red Blanket Flower


Blanket flowers are great to use in your garden, as a border, and is known for its very long season of bloom. They form a low mound of leaves, and have upright stems that hold up large daisy-shaped flowers. The name “Blanket Flower” comes from the fact that they blanketed the North American prairies with blooms. This variety of blanket flower “Spintop Red”, is a compact selection and part of the Spintop series. The plant is uniform and well branched. The petals on this bloom are flat, serrated, red and are accompanied by a gold stamen. The flowers are large in size.

Blanket flowers are compact and free-flowering. They are often short-lived perennials. Rich of nectar, the flowers are great attractors for hummingbirds and butterflies. Blooming from early Summer into fall, the daisy-like flowers will cover the compact grayish green mound. The blanket flower requires little care once established. Ideal for containers, beds, and borders.

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