Grandiflora Seeds (Blanket Flower) 6470
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Grandiflora Seeds (Blanket Flower) 6470. Clear, bright golden yellow daisy-like flowers highlighted with attractive maroon-red centres. Naturalized Gaillardia type. Ideal for cutting and at the back of the perennial border. Height 75 cm (30"). Self-sows readily but is not invasive and is very easy to grow. Hardy to Zone 3.
How to Grow
350 seed/gram. Sow directly outdoors anytime from April to August in a sunny spot for flowering in the following year. For first year flowering sow seed indoors in a soil-less mix at the beginning of March - do not cover seed as light aids in germination. Germinate at 20- 25 C (70-80 F) for 14-21 days. Then grow on under lights at a cooler temperature before hardening off and planting outside.
|BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS||
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer
|DAYS TO EMERGENCE||
14 to 21
Medium (60 to 80 cm)(24" to 32")
|DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY||
Native of Canada
Gaillardia X grandiflora
Cut flower, Hot dry areas with poor soil, Massing in sunny areas