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Blanket flower, Gaillardia

Blanket flower, Gaillardia

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Blanket Flower is a perrenial North American native wildflower that dazzles with stunning colors and prolific blooms. Bumblebees and Butterflies flock to the bright red and yellow bicolored flowers. As petals fall, the round, reddish-brown seed heads add an extra layer of beauty and serve as a source of forage for birds. Expect blooms in summer through frost. Beyond their visual appeal, these cut and come again long-lasting flowers and seed heads are perfect for bouquets. 

~100 seeds per packet

Here's a great Xerces Society article about Gaillardia.

Native: North America

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3-10

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

When to Sow Outside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 15 – 25 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"–18"

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