Gaillardia Pulchella Dwarf Double Mixed Seeds
Seed Type : Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO
Plant : 25-30 cm high
Flower : Very attractive, long blooming for period of 4 months
Colour : Double red, orange, yellow, pink
Specifications : Suitable for bedding, pots and borders. Very good cut flower.
May-June and October-December
25- 30 cm plant to plant
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Blanketflower is grown from seeds. Sow seeds directly into your flower garden, or start seeds indoors, for transplanting later.
Sow seeds early in the spring season and cover lightly with 1/8" of fine garden or potting soil.
Seeds can take up to 3 weeks to germinate.
Ideal plant spacing is 14"-16".
Thin or transplant seedlings, if needed, when they reach 2". They can tolerate a little crowding.
This species is generally susceptible to the following diseases and pests: Root rot, Powdery mildew, Aster yellows, Fungal leaf spot disease, Oat blue dwarf virus.The symptoms of an infected plant are stunted/deformed growth, yellow spots on leaves, rotting, wilting etc.
It can grow in a variety of soil types, including loamy to rocky to sandy. The flower tolerates a soil pH range from 6.2 to 7.2.
They grow best in full sun.
They can tolerate a temperature that ranges between 21-24°C [70-75°F].
Water the bed once or twice per week during dry conditions. Avoid mulching or overwatering blanket flower.
how to harvest
Harvest Flower: Trim away the flower stalk once the petals drop away. The seed head begins to look brown and dry.
Harvest Seed: Put the seeds in a dry bag over a well-ventilated area. Leave the bag open to ensure ventilation for the drying seeds. Dry the seeds for approximately two weeks.
Hold a seed head above a bowl. Gently rub the seed head to free the seeds so they fall into the bowl. Pick out any stem or non-seed material that falls into the bowl.
Store the seeds in a sealed jar or bag. Keep it in a cool, dark place until you are ready to plant the blanket flowers.
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