Arizona Apricot Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot'

$15.00 + GST

This selection blooms profusely with large yellow tips and a darker orange center. Accentuated by narrow, pointy green-grey foliage it thrives in hot, sunny places. Winner of the All American selection Award 2011.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 0.75 ft SOIL Well Drained to Dry
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER Summer, Yellow, Orange
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Narrow, pointy green-grey foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies and birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, in edging or in a massed planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Notes:

Common Concerns: Roots may rot in poorly drained soils.

Disease/Problems:

Susceptible to powdery mildew and fungal issues

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average, dry conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove faded flowers to encourage constant blooming; Leave some spent flower heads for seed to attract birds in fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Dried seeds are edible and can be ground into a powder and kneaded into seed butter to spread on bread. Has been used in the treatment of gout and as a diuretic.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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#1 Pot

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