12" tall x 12" wide. Arizona Apricot Blanket Flower is an easy-keeper, drought tolerant (once established), many-flowered champion of the summer garden. Compact in form, site this eye-catching bloomer along a path, in a garden border or nestled among some of the larger summer flowers. ‘Apricot Blanket’ opens with luscious, apricot flowers that first appear in early summer and can continue into fall. Keep them deadheaded to encourage new blooms. Plant in a full sun location in well-drained soil. While butterflies and hummingbirds love Gallardia, deer and rabbits stay away. How perfect is that? The spent flowers attract Goldfinches, so leave some up for the birds too, especially at season’s end. Plant them with Lavender, Yarrow, Hummingbird Mint and Russian Sage.
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Plant - 3" Pot
Arizona Apricot Blanket Flower
Gaillardia aristata Arizona Apricot
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Late spring to fall
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Velvety green foliage.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Bee Friendly, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Native, Easy To Grow, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer
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