gaillardia x grandiflora 'arizona apricot' (blanket flower)

Size: 1 gallon
  • dwarf selection of blanket flower
  • apricot with yellow tips and a dark yellow centre
  • leaves are elongated, hairy and grayish-green
  • neat, mounding habit
  • bloom time: summer to early fall
  • zone 5
  • height 30-35cm
  • spread 30-40cm 
  • colour red, apricot
  • grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun
  • too much shade will cause gaillardia to grow leggy and flop over
  • although a little moisture is needed, they are quite drought and heat tolerant
  • will not grow well in a heavy, clay-based soil
  • deadheading will improve the overall appearance and extend bloom time
  • full sun
  • attracts butterflies
  • deer resistant
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • heat tolerant
  • long blooming
  • ground cover
  • rock garden