The Arizona Gaillardias start blooming in late spring, earlier than any other Gaillardia; they also keep blooming longer, clear through fall! They set masses of buds that open to unusually large 4" flowers, on plants that are neatly mounded, only 12" tall and wide, and amazingly uniform. They laugh at heat, humidity, poor soil, cold, even drought. Grow in well–drained normal to sandy soil; use a raised bed if you have clay. Collection includes one red, one gold, and one bicolor plant. Deer tend to avoid. Gaillardia 'Arizona Sunset', 'A. Red Shades', 'A. Apricot'
Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun', 'Arizona Red Shades', 'Arizona Apricot'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:12 - 15 inches
Spread:8 - 10 inches
Spacing:10 - 12 inches
Flowering Date:Early Summer to Fall
Planting Instructions:Any sunny location. Salt tolerance makes this an ideal plant for seaside plantings.
Winter Care:Not needed
Growth Rate:Moderate growth rate.
Flower Color:Red, Orange, Yellow, Mixed
Flower Form:Pinwheel blooms with multiple petals. 3 inch blooms.
Foliage Type:Lance-shaped, hairy, grayish green leaves.
Pruning:Deadhead plants to encourage more flowering. Cut back clumps to 6 inches in late summer to increase winter survival. Divide plants every 2-3 years in spring or early fall.
Soil Requirement:Fertile, well-drained soil, but can tolerate poor soils.
Watering Requirement:Low to medium water needs
Additional Information:Extremely heat and drought tolerant, Gaillardia is a great easy-care plant for flower beds. Attracts butterflies.
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:
2021 Spring Shipping Schedule
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