Blanket Flower (Gaillardia Aristata Tokajer) - A glorious display for your flower garden easily grown from Blanket Flower seeds! Gaillardia Tokajer is a marmalade-orange daisy looking Blanket Flower with blooms 3 - 4 inches across. The ends of the petals have a torn, ruffled appearance. Gaillardia has a very long bloom season from early summer to late summer and often even into autumn. Flowers appear to "blanket" this plant. Gaillardia Aristata gets the name Blanket Flower from the manner in which they used to blanket North American prairies with their blooms. They can still be found in fields and along roadsides in the prairie region and into the Rockies.Additional benefits of Gaillardia is that butterflies love it. Makes a great addition to the butterfly garden. It also is an excellent cut flower lasting in a vase 7 - 10 days.These perennials require little care once established. They are heat tolerant and actually prefer to be grown in poorer soils.