Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Gaillardia aristata Arizona Apricot (Blanket Flower)

(Arizona Series) These daisy-like flowers don petals of yellow orange with gold yellow tips and bloom from an orange yellow centre and grow on thin stems with sparse olive-green leaves in a bushy habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
9-12 in tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Heat tolerant
High salt tolerance


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar