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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
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Height
8-12 Inches
Attributes
Mass Planting
Container
Specimen
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Edging
Focal Point
Border or Bed
Great Companion Plants for Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun'
Black-eyed Susan Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti 'Goldsturm')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns')
Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea taygetea 'Moonshine')
Grass, Silver Feather Grass, Silver Feather (Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder')
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