Gaillardia - Perennial Gaillardia


Gaillardia aristata

Vivid, red-yellow blooms make magnificent cut flowers. Robust plants bloom prolifically from early summer through fall. 12-24″ high. Direct seed in full sun. Summer blooming. Perennial. (1/2 Gram Packet)

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Product Description

Average Seed / oz Seed / 100′ Row Average Yield / 100′ Row Days to Harvest
8800 n/a n/a 90-120
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 65-80°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/8″ 10-12″ 130
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
20-24″ 14-21 Perennial 2-3 years

Bed Preparation

Gaillardia prefers well-drained soil with a near neutral pH and is tolerant of average or poor nutrient soils. Choose a site with full sun.


Direct sow seed outdoors after last frost date or start seed indoors 4-6 weeks earlier. Sow seeds 1/8" deep and 4-6" apart. Seeds will sprout in 14-42 days. Thin seedlings so that mature plants are 12-18" apart.

Keep adequately moist for first year until plants become well established. Drought tolerant once established.

Seed Saving

Perennial Gaillardia seed matures throughout summer until fall. Seed is ready to harvest when dry and fluffy. Store seeds in a cool, dry place. Seeds are viable for 2-3 years.

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Weight 1 g

1/2 grams – Packet


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