Gaillardia 'Arizona Red Shades' - Blanket Flower (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Blanket Flower

Gaillardia 'Arizona Red Shades' features masses of large, crimson-red flowers from summer to fall! This exciting variety has the same wonderfully compact, uniform growth habit as the other Arizona-series Gaillardia, but in the exciting color of crimson red. Occasional yellow accents and centers as tips of Gaillardia Arizona Red Shades mature. Perfect for container planting with its full, well-branched, green foliage. Once established requires little care. 

Blanket Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Will bloom all summer, thriving in full, hot sun and poor soils.

Height:

10-12 in

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Spread:

10-12 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Container
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
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Coneflower Coneflower (Echinacea Butterfly™ 'Cleopatra')
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