Gaillardia- Yellow Gaillardia g. aristata- Blanket Flower
Gaillardia- Yellow Gaillardia g. aristata- Blanket Flower

Gaillardia- Yellow Gaillardia g. aristata- Blanket Flower

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Gaillardia-Yellow Gaillardia g. aristata-Blanket flower

Gaillardia

USDA Zones 3–10 are winter hardy for this short-lived perennial. Easily cultivated in full sun in average, medium, well-drained soils. Prefers wet, organically rich, well-draining soils, but can tolerate certain dry conditions. However, in hard clay Missouri soils, it performs poorly. Seeds of several hybrid cultivars can be grown. Sow seed directly in the garden after the last frost date for those who are able. Kiowa tribe believed that these flowers brought luck. On the other hand, it is used to treat severe skin disorders.

Days to germination

 10-15 days

Days to maturity

8 weeks 

Life cycle

May be Perennial in Florida,  while colder micro climates would be annual 

Plant time

Year round in Central Florida 

Spacing

12 inches

Sun

Full sun

Soil temperature

70  degrees

Optimum soil P.H

6.8-7.2

Height

2-3 feet tall

Harvest

 Year round

Gaillardia-Yellow Gaillardia g. aristata-Blanket flower

Gaillardia

USDA Zones 3–10 are winter hardy for this short-lived perennial. Easily cultivated in full sun in average, medium, well-drained soils. Prefers wet, organically rich, well-draining soils, but can tolerate certain dry conditions. However, in hard clay Missouri soils, it performs poorly. Seeds of several hybrid cultivars can be grown. Sow seed directly in the garden after the last frost date for those who are able. Kiowa tribe believed that these flowers brought luck. On the other hand, it is used to treat severe skin disorders.

Days to germination

 10-15 days

Days to maturity

8 weeks 

Life cycle

May be Perennial in Florida,  while colder micro climates would be annual 

Plant time

Year round in Central Florida 

Spacing

12 inches

Sun

Full sun

Soil temperature

70  degrees

Optimum soil P.H

6.8-7.2

Height

2-3 feet tall

Harvest

 Year round