How to grow Blanket flowers at Home
Gaillardia, also commonly called blanket flowers, are
small, colorful flower plants
. This is a
that lives for a short period of time
Blanket flowers should be planned during
early spring or just after frost get over
Blank flowers are tough flowers that can thrive in
. They do not need much
care before they get established.
Gaillardia grows naturally from seeds
when spread to different locations through air pollinators. It can be grown from seeds as well as from division.
How to grow Beautiful Blanket flowers at Home (Successfully)
Many garden prefer to grow them from division.
It can grow from seeds but it take lots of time
prefer to grow in full sunlight. They love direct sunlight, even in hot summers.
Ideally you should plant them where
they receive early morning sunlight and mid afternoon shade.
The plant needs at least 8 hours of sunlight.
Blanket flower prefer
rich, well-drained soil
. When plant amend a thick layer of organic compost.
Also, this plant prefer slightly acidic
soil to produce more flower. You can check your soil pH level by using pH tester
In the begin of the gaillardia
need frequent water to keep its roots moist
. You have water it regularly until it get settled.
Once get established, blanket flowers become
drought tolerant and will survive for weeks without water
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