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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'

Blanket Flower

Plant Type: Perennial
FULL Sun

Fiery orange-red centers are ringed with bright yellow tips. Flowers bloom continuously creating a blanket of color. Heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Does not tolerate heavy clay soils. A 2005 All-America Selection winner.


Height

8-10"

Spread

10-12"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Long lasting color for beds, borders, cutting gardens and container gardens.

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun' Plant Care:

Good drainage is essential. Deadheading extends bloom time. May flop in rich soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Blanket Flower Merit Awards and Special Collections

Blanket Flower Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant

Blanket Flower Additional Information

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