Gaillardia Bijou description
Stunning, yellow tipped, red flowers in summer.
Remove old flower stems to encourage more beautiful blooms.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front, or middle, of a free draining border or near a patio and is fairly trouble free provided it is in well drained soil.
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Common name: Dwarf Blanket Flower.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Hardy – provided the drainage is good.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off old flowers.
Size of plant:
Height 25 cm.
Spread 25 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 16 plants per square metre.