Blanket flower (Galardia x grandiflora) is a drought-resistant Plains-area wildflower prized in perennial gardens across the zones that is best fertilized with a slow-release or organic fertilizer sparsely. If over-fertilized, the daisy-like flowers get too leggy and won't bloom.
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Bobbi Keffer attended Kent State University, studying education but soon found her true love to be in the garden. She prides herself on her frugal skills, re-using, recycling, and re-inventing her whimsical style in her home and garden.