Gaillardia suavis (Pincushion Daisy)
Also known as Fragrant Gaillardia, Rayless Gaillardia, Perfumeballs.
Pincushion Daisy is a slender, clumping perennial. Its produces reddish-brown disk flowers (hence the ‘pincushion’ in the name) with yellow to orange or red rays. Sometimes the flower had is ray-less. The flowers are fragrant and the can be used in flower arrangements.
Adequate moisture and deadheading encourages prolonged flowering. Pincushion Daisy works well in pocket prairies, wildflower meadows, perennials gardens or borders, naturalized areas.
AT A GLANCE
|Sun exposure||Full sun, part sun|
|Bloom color||Yellow, orange, red|
|Bloom time||Spring, summer|
|Mature height||1-2 ft|
|Notes||Native bee friendly.|
|Present in state|
|Present in county and native|
|Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state|
|Not present in state|
|Present and rare, native in county|
|Previously present, now extinct|
|Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)|