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.

Additional information

WEIGHT N/A
DIMENSIONS N/A
BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

Early Summer

LIFECYCLE

Perennial

PROPAGATION

Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

14 to 21

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Bushy

HEIGHT

Medium (60 to 80 cm)(24" to 32")

FROST TOLERANCE

Winter Hardy

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Native of Canada

FAMILY NAME

Asteraceae

LATIN

Gaillardia X grandiflora

SUGGESTED USES

Cut flower, Hot dry areas with poor soil, Massing in sunny areas

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