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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun' - Blanket Flower
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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun'

Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun' blooms profusely even in the first year, forming a low, compact mound. Long-lasting flowers are large flame-orange daisies with golden-yellow tips, appearing from June into fall. Thrives in hot, sunny sites. Very attractive to butterflies. Drought tolerant once established. Great cut flower and container plant!

Additional:

Winner of the prestigious All-America Selections® award in 2005.

Blanket Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips:

This heat-loving, drought tolerant perennial thrives in full sun and average, well-drained soil.

Height:

8-12 Inches

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Spread:

12-16 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Edging
Focal Point
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Specimen
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
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