Gaillardia aristata “Arizona Sun’ seeds – ( Blanket Flower)

$4.10

A lovely bright flowering plant which is compact and hardy, can be used in a container to brilliant effect and will reward you with masses of flowers throughout the summer and autumn

Description

This plant won the prestigious ‘All America Selections ‘ award in 2005. It had the characteristics that the judges were looking for: It is a tidy compact plant which is also very hardy, it blooms continuously and profusely smothering itself in red and yellow fringed flowers from early spring to late autumn, it tolerates drought, and it flowers every year with very little care. What more would you want in a plant?

Sowing advice
Can be sown at any time. Sow in seed trays or pots.
Sow onto a moist well-drained seed compost. Cover very thinly as the seeds need light to germinate. Propagate with gentle heat at 18 -23 deg C. Germination takes 2-3 weeks. Transplant seedlings once large enough to small pots and grow on . When large enough transplant to the garden after acclimatizing them , at 35-40 cm apart.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Blanket Flower

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

30 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20