Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Blanket Flower


Photo courtesy of Growing Colors

  • 4" red flowers tipped with yellow
  • Compact plants
  • Blooms late spring-fall
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.  Does best in poor, loose soil with little to no soil enrichment.  Deadhead to extend bloom time. Divide every 2-3 years in spring or fall.


Height: 12-18 in
Spacing: 12-18 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 2-10
Price Level 2: 5 for $30~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Salt Tolerant
  • Container
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Border or Bed
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Groundhog Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Dry Soil



Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades' looks great with: