Gaillardia Aristata Mix Seeds
- Seed quantity: 100 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Best Sowing Season: Summer (May to July) and Fall (September - November)
- Sowing method: Direct or Seedling transplant
- Germination temperature: 10-21°C
- Sowing depth: ⅛ inch
- Germination time: 7 to 15 days
- Blooming time: Mid-Summer to early Autumn (May to September)
What size grow bag is best for Gaillardia?
Gaillardia Aristata Growing Season In IndiaGaillardia thrives in dry and hot conditions, you can sow the gaillardia blanket flower seeds during summer (May to July). In the warm areas where winter is mild, fall (September - November) is the gaillardia sowing season.
How To Grow Gaillardia Aristata FlowerYou can sow gaillardia aristata seeds directly into the garden or pot/grow bag or germinate the seeds in seedling trays and then transplant them to the final pot or location. The best temperature for gaillardia seeds to germinate is around 10-21°C. You can use a pot or grow bag at least 9 to 15 inches wide and deep for planting gaillardia.
Gaillardia Aristata Mix Seeds Sowing MethodTake a seedling tray and fill it with a potting mix, you can also germinate the seeds in coco peat coin. Sow 1-2 gaillardia seeds in each cell at ⅛ inch deep in the soil. Water the soil through a watering can. Keep soil moist and place the seedling tray in a sunny spot as gaillardia seeds need light to germinate. Gaillardia seeds germinate in about 7-15 days.
You can transplant Gaillardia plants when the seedlings have 3-5 leaves or they have grown to 3-4 inches tall. Transplant carefully without damaging the root of the seedlings and plant only 1-2 gaillardia seedlings per pot for healthy growth. Keep the soil moist and place the pot in partial sunlight for a few days after transplanting to protect the seedling from transplant shock. After 3 days, keep the pot in full sunlight.
Fertilizer Requirements For Gaillardia Flower PlantsGaillardia is a low-maintenance flowering plant and has no fertilizer requirements. Whereas, it grows well in poor soil and encourages more flowering in poor soil as compared to planting in rich soil. Do not add any fertilizer, even if you want to add manure, then cow dung manure will be good for this.
Gaillardia Flower Plants Care TipsSoil - Use low-nutrient, poor but well-drained soil for planting gaillardia flowers. Do not amend the soil with rich matter and do not use clay soil.
Water - Give water freely during the initial stage of the Gaillardia plant and then you can reduce watering as they become drought tolerant once established. You can give water 1-2 times a week but do not let the soil dry.
Sunlight - Gaillardia thrives in full sunlight and can tolerate shade but does not grow profusely in shade.
Temperature - Gaillardia flower plants grow best in temperatures between 10-25°C.
Common pests and diseases - Pests such as leaf hoppers, aphids, and ladybugs stunt plant growth. And aster yellow is a viral disease that infects the Gaillardia plant so it is best to remove the infected plant to avoid the spread of these diseases. You can use neem oil on the plant to control these pests.
Mulching - A thin layer of mulch during the growing winter season is good for retaining moisture and protecting the gaillardia plant from cold weather.
Gaillardia Aristata Bloom Time
- Blanket or Gaillardia flowers bloom 45-60 days after transplant and the bloom period lasts for 8 weeks or more.
- Usually, gaillardia blooms from Mid-Summer to early Autumn (May to September).
- You can deadhead the spent flowers to encourage blooms throughout the season.
Gaillardia Special Features
- Common name - Indian blanket flower, sundance flower, firewheel flower
- Scientific name - Gaillardia Aristata
- Height - 8 to 36 inches
- Level of growing - Easy
- Companion - Black-eyed Susan
Why is my gaillardia leggy?Generally, the Gaillardia flower plant becomes leggy (extremely long stems) when grown in too-shaded areas.
Does gaillardia come back every year?Perennial gaillardia will come back every year but if you grow them as annuals they will not come back.
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Net Quantity: 100N
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SKU : Gailardia-Aristata
Country of Origin: India
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Gaillardia Aristata Mix Seeds
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