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How to Sow Giant Gaillardia Garden Flower Seeds

How to Sow Giant Gaillardia Garden Flower Seeds

Giant Gaillardia, also known as the blanket flower is native to North and South America which helps them be drought tolerant. A beautiful, reliable clump forming daisy type flower, with vivid red yellow and orange petals and a dark centre. Giant gaillardia flowers, will reach a fully grown height of 30″ which makes them perfect as a border flower.

Advice on How to Sow Giant Gaillardia from Seed

  • Can be grown indoors in pots or containers, in an area that will receive lots of light and warmth. once established, gaillardia are tolerant to more varying conditions.
  • Sowing seeds into fresh soil or compost at a depth of 1/16″ and barely cover the seeds, keeping the soil well drained.
  • The germination period can take between 7 to 21 days with fertile well drained soil.
  • Can bloom in the same year they are sown if planted early enough and will continue to bloom rapidly for approximately 8 weeks, if dead flowers are removed.
  • Giant gaillardia love well drained fertile soil with a minimum of 8 hours of sunlight for the best results.

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