Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' Description
Cheery color and a cute, button-like habit makes 'Arizona Apricot' blanket flower (Gaillardia sp.) an ideal choice for a sunny spot in your garden. Daisy-shaped flowers are a rich yellow with a distinctive orange center that functions as a "target" to bring in pollinators by the score. This North American native blooms for weeks, and even longer if you give it a little trim to remove the old flowers. Unbothered by deer or rabbits, you can count on this blanket flower to provide lots of flowers even in the hottest, driest spots in your landscape.
Special features: deer resistant, rabbit resistant, long-blooming, native to North America, heat tolerant, drought tolerant.
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Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot'
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12" X 12"
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Accent, Border, Containers, Cottage gardening, Edging, Ground cover, Massing, Naturalizing, Small spaces
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Soil: Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil. Thrives in dry soils, and is very drought tolerant.
Light: Full sun is best for maximum bloom
Water: Dry to medium
Spacing: 18 in
Fertilizing: In average soil, needs almost no fertilizer. Grows well in lean soil. Do not over fertilize.
Winterizing: Cut back in fall or spring.
Maintenance & pruning: Shear flower spikes after initial flowering to promote continued bloom. Does not required deadheading to keep it blooming all season. But you'll get more blooms and a maintain a tidier habit if you do deadhead and you blooms will keep going well into fall.
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