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Gaillardia aristata Arizona Sun (Blanket Flower)

These daisy-like flowers don petals of crimson with bright yellow tips and bloom from a dark red centre and grow on thin stems with sparse olive-green leaves in a bushy habit. Moderate growth rate.

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

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

Dark green blades grow in upright clusters grow in early summer, after which soft green feathery tufts appear later in the season that mature into tan wheat-like blooms. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms early summer to mid fall
5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Tubular, fluted golden yellow rays open around a darker yellow centre disk. Foliage of upright stems and dark green leaves forms a compact mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Clusters of violet purple saucer-shaped flowers grow on green foliage and create a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Rich buttery yellow petals with a small green throat rise high above full green foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms early to mid-summer
1 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Extended Bloomer
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Rebloomer
Dormant
Fragrant
Diploid

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy blooms of purple, red, or white flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. The bright green, narrow grass-like foliage turns a shade of rich bronze in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Masses of rich, golden yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Arizona Series) These daisy-like flowers don petals of crimson, some with yellow tips, and bloom from a dark red centre and grow on thin stems with sparse olive-green leaves in a bushy habit. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Bright red, yellow tipped trumpeted petals fan around a large red brown eye on bright green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
High salt tolerance

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