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Botanical Name: Gaillardia pulchella
Common Name(s): Blanket flower, Indian blanket
Easy to grow and very useful in poor to dry soils. The daisy-like flowers come in single or double forms, in colours ranging from red to yellow. Sow during autumn in trays, and space seedlings 200mm apart. Deadhead regularly to prolong the flowering period. Takes about 16 weeks to flower. Suitable for cut flowers.
Family: – Asteraceae, Daisy family
Botanical Pronunciation: gay-LAR-dee-uh pul-KEL-luh
Description: The daisy-like flowers come in single or double forms.
Easy to grow and it takes about 16 weeks to flower.
Deadhead regularly to prolong the flowering period.
Seed Sowing Instructions
Sow in trays, and space seedlings 200mm apart.
Height: 25 cmSpread: 60 cm
Does well in poor to dry soils.
Suitable for cut flowers.
Uses in landscape design
Makes a good accent and container specimen.
When to Sow