Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Common name: Blanket flower

Family: Compositae

Plant type Perennial
Height 24 to 24 inches
Spread 24 to 24 inches
Habit Bushy
Foliage Semi-evergreen to deciduous
Growth rate Moderate
Interests Flowers
Uses Borders, pots and tubs, cut flower
Skill level Beginner
Maintenance Slight
Hardiness 3
Heat zone
Sun Full sun
Moisture Dry to average
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate to fertile
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered to average
Flower colour Red, yellow
Flower season Early summer to late summer
Flower size Large
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Wildlife Bees, butterflies
Texture Medium

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' is a compact, bushy perennial with large daisy-like flowers borne from early to late summer. The flowers are mahogany-red in the centre fading to yellow at the outside. They make excellent cut flowers.

'Arizona Sun' requires a sunny site and well-drained, fertile soil. Cut back hard after flowering has finished.

Task Calendar

Early-autumn Cut back hard after flowering.


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