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Blanket Flower Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'
Blanket Flower Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'


 
More uniform and compact than Burgundy with masses of crimson red blooms. A small percentage may have slight yellow tips, this is considered normal.
Xerces Society - special value to native bees.
Blanket Flowers are valuable for their very long season of bloom. This selection blooms profusely even in the first year, forming a low, compact mound. large, crimson-red daisies, some with yellow tips, appearing from June into the autumn. Thrives in hot, sunny sites. Attractive to butterflies. Drought tolerant once established. Not the best choice for heavy clay soil that will stay wet through the winter. Removing faded flowers will encourage constant blooming. Sister colour to G. "Arizona Sun", the All America Selections and Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner.
Blooms summer to fall.
Deer resistant, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, winter hardy, container

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:
Plant in very well-drained soil in full sun to light shade.

Full sun
Height: 10" - 12"
Growability: easy
 

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