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Gaillardia

flowers species disk ray

Gaillardia, any of several species of flowers (genus Gaillardia) of the composite family. Native to the central and western U.S., they are also called blanketflowers and fire wheels. They resemble daisies, with tubular disk flowers surrounded by ray flowers. Depending on the species, gaillardias have purple or crimson disk flowers and yellow, red, orange, or white ray flowers.

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