Gaillardia - Arizona Sun Blanket Flower

Type: Perennial
Light: Full sun
Size: 12-16 inches

Gaillardia aristata ‘Arizona Sun’

Bloom season:  Summer

Just like an Arizona sunset, red flowers with bright yellow tips hover closely over dark green healthy foliage. Displays many blooms at the same time and has large showy blooms. Performs best in moist soils but are highly drought tolerant. They get their name from the manner in which they used to blanket North American prairies with their blooms. They can still be found in fields and along roadsides in the prairie region and into the Rockies.