Concert Golf entered Gaillardia
in August by purchasing a $6.
THE stunning daisy-like flowers of Gaillardia
(Blanket Flower) in red or orange, tipped with yellow or gold and measuring up to 4in across make a welcome splash of colour in the herbaceous borders at this time of year.
Equally eye-catching in the garden are the gaillardia
, the butterfly weed, and an often-seen roadside flower, Joe Pye weed.
Phil Mickelson at Gaillardia
Golf and Country Club.
Many daisies, gaillardia
, asters and rudbeckia will keep on for months.
Plant long-blooming summer perennials such as coreopsis, cosmos, gaillardia
, scabiosa, and zinnia.
The proposed auction of the Gaillardia
Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City is moving forward after court approval on Dec.
Asteraceae); wild lettuce, Gaillardia
For containers and flower beds or borders, my favourite plants are Ageratum (fluffy mauve-blue flowers on short stems), Antirrhinums (snap-dragons for children - dead head for the best performance), Begonia semperflorens (summer long masses of red, white and pink flowers), Cleome (the spider flower to give height to a display), Dianthus (choose a good one to add scent to the display), Gaillardia
(for those really hot, sunny patios), Bedding Pelargoniums (sold as Geraniums - superb flower colours), Lobelia (huge variety of flower colours to act as a background to other bolder plants, Bedding Nemesia (annuals that flower their heads off), Nicotiana (scented flowers in their thousands).
Species good for cutting are Cosmos of all forms, but try Cosmos 'Double Click' and 'Psyche White'; aster, bedding-dahlias, godetia, clarkia, sweet William, Brompton stocks, sunflowers, Rudbeckia hirta 'Kelveden Star', Rudbeckia hirta 'Green Eyes', Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun', Scabiosa 'Ebony & Ivor', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' and Mayfield Giant', Sweet-smelling Resedia odorata, Crepis aurea, Gaillardia
pulchella, Centaurea cyanus (cornflowers) and Larkspur.
AN impressive new perennial, Gaillardia
`Fanfare', came top of trials staged at sites around England by Consumers' Association magazine Gardening Which?
The four outstanding gold medal winners were coreopsis grandiflora Rising Sun, gaillardia
Arizona Sun, lavetera trimestris Twins Hot Pink, and rudbeckia Maya.
Michaelmas daisies are a great idea, an instant eye-catcher along with chrysanthemums, busy lizzies, coleus, salvia, coreopsis and gaillardia
But that sextet were upstaged by three lesser lights at Gaillardia
12 months ago and the same trio, Bob Gilder, Doug Tewell and Bruce Lietzke, can rub the same noses in the dirt for a second year when the top 31 on the senior money list, barring absentee Isao Aoki, do battle in this end-of-term exam in Oklahoma City.
The following is a list of both nectar and host plants: Achillea, allium, antirrhinum, aquilegia, armeria, artemesia, ascelepia, boltonia, buddleia, campanula, caryopteris, centranthus, chelone, coreopsis delphinium, dianthus, digitalis, echinacea, erigerion, erynigium, eupatorium, foeniciculum, gaillardia
, gaura, helenium, hemerocallis, hypericum, hyssops, inula, leucanthemum, liatris, lobelia, lychnis, lysimachia, malva, monarda, nepeta, origanum, penstemon, perovskia, phlox, physotegia, rudbekia, rue, salix, salvia, sedum, sempervivum, thalictrum, thymus, valeriana, veronica, veronicastrum, humulus, loncera, campsis, loncera, and viola.