Pretty Blanket Flower Garden Plants
Blanket flower garden plants rich bright color and hardy nature makes blanket flowers ideal for garden backyards or flower beds. Blanket flower garden plants are easy to grow and attractive to butterflies, making them a favorite among gardening enthusiasts. Blanket flower garden plants are generally quite tolerant of low rain levels. They also have no problems handling relatively poor soil with rocks or sand. The plants bloom from May to September, and they attract a lot of attention from insects, birds and butterflies. They are well-known for surviving up to 10 days after being cut. It is easier to plant blanket flowers from seedlings, but it is also possible to grow the plants by sewing seeds. Most experts recommend planting blanket flowers about 16 inches (40 cm) apart. When starting with seedlings, it is generally wise to bury them about the same depth as the pot they come from. Most experts recommend the addition of fertilizer when planting and the reapplication of fertilizer on a monthly basis.
While these garden plants are blooming from June through about September, individuals are generally advised to water them occasionally, but this is not necessarily required. Planters can trim back the blooms, and they will normally re-bloom again during the remainder of the season. Some experts recommend using a stake to stabilize the flowers as they grow, especially for certain varieties that are particularly tall.