Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Container
Long Blooming
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Blanket Flower

Everblooming flowers are crimson red with dark red centers, with compact well branched green foliage. Heat tolerant and easy to grow even in the poorest of soils. Deadheading spent blooms will prolong the bloom time.

Height:

10-12 Inches

Spacing:

10-12"

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Red

Gaillardia (gay-lahr'-di-ah)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Blanket Flower

Brilliant daisies in shades of orange, red and yellow age to glowing globe-shaped seed heads. Attracts butterflies. Excellent cut flower. Remove seed heads as they fade to make room for more flowers.

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