Arizona Red Shades Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x 'Arizona Red Shades'

SKU
08883
With a shorter, compact size and uniform habit setting it apart from other varieties, this eye-catching perennial produces masses of large bright crimson red flowers, some with yellow tips. Requires little care, thriving in poor soils and flourishing through hot and dry summers when established. A great addition to borders, rock garden or containers.
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Best with regular water; tolerates moderate drought when established.

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Average Size at MaturityCompact habit to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer to Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsBest with regular water; tolerates moderate drought when established.

Thrives in loose, lean, well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established in landscape; water containers when soil surface is dry. Shear spent blooms to promote continued flowering. Best with little to no fertilization. Divide spring or fall as needed.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9

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