Arizona Sun Blanket Flower
Gaillardia x 'Arizona Sun'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer through Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Bold Summer Color|
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