Gaillardia Aristata Kobald

 

Blanket Flower, Bright red and yellow blooms in June through August. Height: 6-12 inches

 

Plant in loose gritty well drained soil does well in poor dry soil conditions. Full sun. Hardy. To promote profuse flowering remove faded blooms weekly.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.