Arizona Red Shades Gaillardia Seeds 6477

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Arizona Red Shades Gaillardia Seeds 6477. This gaillardia has a flower power that is second to none!  Deep crimson flowers 10 cm (4") in diameter literally smother the plant from late spring through September. Compact plants average 30 cm (12") in height. Arizona Red Shades Gaillardia is a variable short lived perennial hardy to Zone 5. As such it is best treated as an annual in many parts of Canada. Packet contains 10 seed.

How to Grow

600 seed/gram. Best directly sown outdoors in a sunny site. Sow seed 6 mm (1/4") deep from mid-May to early June. Thin established plants to 20-30 cm (8-12") apart. For earlier flowering, seed can be started indoors in a soil-less mix 4-6 weeks before planting out. Sow seed at 6 mm (1/4") and at a temperature of 20 C, (68 F) they will germinate in 7-14 days - grow on under lights at a cooler temperature of 14 C (58 F) before hardening off and transplanting to a sunny site in the garden after the danger of frost has passed.

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BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

Late Spring

LIFECYCLE

Short Lived Perennial Sometimes Grown As An Annual

PROPAGATION

Start Indoors For Earlier Flowering or Sow Direct in Spring

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

7 to 14

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Bushy

HEIGHT

Low to Medium (15 to 30 cm)(6" to 12")

FROST TOLERANCE

Frost Hardy

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

FAMILY NAME

Asteraceae

LATIN

Gaillardia pulchella

SUGGESTED USES

Border, Butterfly garden plant, Deer and rabbit resistant., Sunny and drier sites

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