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Blanket Flower

Botanical Name
Gaillardia x grandiflora
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 10
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
2 feet
Flowers
Summer: yellow, burgundy, orange, red
Light
Full sun
Soil
Loose, moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Blanket flower is a short-lived perennial, especially in heavy clay soils
  • Remove spent flowers to encourage more blooms
  • Goldfinches enjoy the seeds of this continual bloomer
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Burgundy - wine red flowers, 24-30"
  • Sun God - yellow flowers, 24-30"
  • Dazzler - golden-yellow flowers with maroon centers
  • Arizona Apricot - yellow petals with deep apricot center, long blooming, AAS Winner
  • Mesa Yellow - sturdy mounds of bright yellow 3" flowers, AAS Winner
  • Arizona Sun - red and yellow flowers, mounds up to 12", AAS Winner
  • Heat it Up® Scarlet - orange flowers tipped with yellow, up to 24 x 36" mounds
  • Gailliardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades' - burgundy flowers, 12 x 18"

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