GAILLARDIA aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

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GAILLARDIA aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Blanket Flower
Select Item No. GA011

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Cultivar.
Special Features: Rich flowering, uniform and compact habit, reliable first year flowering. Suitable for natural landscaping. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Use for low maintenance plantings. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design when established. Deer and rabbit resistant. Abundant and long lasting flowering. Use for low maintenance plantings. Easy to grow.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: brilliant red shades
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Growth Habit: compact
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Location:
Usage: flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.5641 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
390
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
4 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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