• Blanket Flower Seeds

    Winter Sowing Blanket Flower (Gaillardia) in Zone 6b/7

    Winter sowing blanket flower, also known as gaillardia, is a really great way to use perennial flowers to build cut flower gardens and landscape plantings. While going to the local garden center and buying perennials is super easy, it can also be ridiculously expensive. Luckily, for those of us whose mommy and daddy don’t own a garden center, we can grow everything from seed – for wicked cheap, too. I like to consider blanket flower a short lived perennial. While it technically will come back year after year, it seems to fizzle out in my yard after a few seasons. I don’t know if this has to do with my…