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Arizona Sun Blanket Flower

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

SKU
03571
Large, boldly colored, fiery-red flowers edged with a ring of vivid yellow, on a compact, heat and drought tolerant plant. The reliable summer-long blooms make a great impact in landscape or containers. A must-have for sunny beds and borders. Spent flower heads attract goldfinches. An herbaceous perennial.
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Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Companion PlantsBlue Fescue (Festuca); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Cranesbill (Geranium); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Thrives in organically rich, loose, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate periodic drought. Feed sparingly. Remove spent blooms to encourage profuse flowering. Cut back to 3 in. above ground in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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