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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Arizona Red Shades Blanket Flower, Arizona Red Shades Gaillardia, Red Blanket Flower

Main interest:
large crimson red flowers, low maintenance, long blooming season, drought tolerant
Exposure:
full sun
Soil humidity:
dry to moist soil; well drained
Growth type:
clumping
Flower colour:
crimson red
Fragrance:
Non-fragrant
Flowering period:
June to September
Foliage:
grayish green
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3a: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 1 ft (0.3 m) width: 1 ft (0.3 m)
Use:
border, mass planting, rock garden, container, renaturalization, beneficial for pollinators

Arizona Red Shades Blanket Flower is a breath-taking, herbaceous perennial from the ‘Arizona’ series. The blooms are large, crimson red, have dark red globe shaped centers, and have multiple rows of petals exhibiting a rich, full appearance. Since it is produced from seed, about 20% of the flowers will have slight yellow tips.

Grows in a compact and uniform shape of grayish green foliage. Blooms appear bountifully over a long blooming season from June to September, remove spent flowers to encourage re-blooming. Makes wonderful cut flowers. The flowers are also an excellent source of food for local pollinators species.

This Red Blanket Flower variety is easy to grow, low maintenance, and drought tolerant. Blanket flower is relatively short-lived perennial, divide every few years to keep plants healthy.

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$14.99 - $36.99

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Main interest:
large crimson red flowers, low maintenance, long blooming season, drought tolerant
Exposure:
full sun
Soil humidity:
dry to moist soil; well drained
Growth type:
clumping
Flower colour:
crimson red
Fragrance:
Non-fragrant
Flowering period:
June to September
Foliage:
grayish green
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3a: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 1 ft (0.3 m) width: 1 ft (0.3 m)
Use:
border, mass planting, rock garden, container, renaturalization, beneficial for pollinators

Synonym(s): Gaillardia 'Arizona Red Shades', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Red Shades', Gaillardia grandiflora 'Arizona Red Shades'

Also known as: Red Great Blanket-flower, Red Gaillardia