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Arizona Sun Blanket Flower



Arizona Sun produces large single flowers with mahogany red rays tipped in golden yellow. This short-lived perennial is renowned for its profuse, long-lasting mounds of bright flowers atop attractive gray-green foliage. Rich in nectar, the flowers are a magnet for butterflies.  With modest deadheading, this native cultivar will bloom all summer, thriving in hot sun and poor, dry soils.

Common Name: Arizona Sun Blanket Flower
Botanical Name: Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Mature Height: 8-10"
Mature Width: 10"
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Soil Preference: Average
Advantages: Attracts Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant
Zone: 3-10
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Photos Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

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