Arizona Sun Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x '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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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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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, Xeric
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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