Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' Blanket Flower



Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' has large 3-3.5" yellow blooms with soft apricot orange towards the center. Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' has a double row of petals that give blooms a full look. Its neat mounds of bright green foliage produce flowers from early summer into fall. Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' can be grown in poor soils and looks best with deadheading which will encourage repeat bloom.

Commonly known as Blanket Flower, Gaillardia x grandiflora is a hybrid between a northern N. American perennial species and an annual species native to the southern two-thirds of N. America.

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot' prefers full sun and well-drained soil making it a great perennial for coastal areas. Gaillardia x grandiflora is a very drought tolerant perennial that tolerates poor soil.


  • Common Names: Blanket Flower
  • Zones: 3-10
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 10-12
  • Width at Maturity: 12
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: Summer to fall
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Coastal Conditions. Drought.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Cut Flower. Native to North America.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info


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