Arizona Sun is famous for its neat, compact habit and large flowers; add crimson–red blooms and you have Arizona Red Shades! One plant produces 100s of blooms early summer through early fall. Only 12" tall and wide, it takes heat and drought; blooms best in poor soil. Gaillardia 'Arizona Red Shades'
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Red Shades'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:12 - 15 inches
Spread:12 - 15 inches
Spacing:12 - 18 inches
Flowering Date:Late spring to fall frost.
Planting Instructions:Best in full sun as too much shade makes the plants grow leggy and flop over.
Winter Care:Mulching around base of plants is beneficial in northern zones.
Growth Rate:Moderate to fast.
Flower Form:Pinwheel blooms with button centers.
Foliage Type:Entire toothed, lobed or pinnatifid, hairy leaves alternately on the stems.
Resistance:Good resistance to most pests and diseases. Watch for borers.
Pruning:To remove spent blooms - if desired, not necessary, continues to bloom regardless. After flowering.
Pruning Time:Late fall / early winter
Soil Requirement:Well-drained average soil. Will not tolerate heavy clay soil.
Additional Information:No vernalization required, will bloom the first growing season.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below: