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5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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Gaillardia Arizona Sun is a 2005 All America Selections winner because of its outstanding hardiness, everblooming flowers, and drought tolerance. With modest deadheading Arizona Sun Blanket Flower is covered with red-orange and yellow bi-colored flowers all season long. Drought resistant perennial plant (xeric).
Tips For Growing Gaillardia (Blanket Flower)
Gaillardia (Blanket Flower) is a long-blooming native wildflower that is easy-to-grow and provides ample nectar for butterflies. It's resistant to browsing rabbits and deer.
Preferred growing conditions:
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(based on 15 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Liked Positive Review
I live at an altitude of 7500' in South Central Colorado where we have little moisture. The dirt Is hard with a lot of clay, sand and an amazing number of rocks. Digging...Read complete review
I live at an altitude of 7500' in South Central Colorado where we have little moisture. The dirt Is hard with a lot of clay, sand and an amazing number of rocks. Digging in the ground is difficult and planting is difficult. In spite of this, these drawbacks, I planted the Galliardias which are thriving and spreadIng making a beautiful corner display of color. I have not provided any supplemental watering after their first full year. These are definitely easy to grow and I have 't had any deer or rabbits bother with the.
Most Liked Negative Review
Not doing well
Never seems to grow. Just stays the same with a few blossoms. Everything around it grows fine.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Beautiful Flowers Boom. On stop
By Kathy H
from Blairstown NJ
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Comments about High Country Gardens Gaillardia grandiflora Arizona Sun:
Along borders and in the main garden
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Most beautiful flower
from Chanute, KS
Most beautiful and amazing flower. Very easy to grow in the hot, blazing sun of Southern Kansas
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
A bright and cheerful addition to my garden!
from Vail Valley
I have ordered more than a dozen of these plants. They thrive in my high-altitude garden, are ignored by the deer and rabbits, are loved by the bees and seem to enjoy the lack of water and the abundant sun! Each plant produces dozens of blooms and requires little attention (although the neighbors are constantly admiring them!).
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Kennesaw GA
About Me Getting Started
Bloomed continuously from late March until Christmas in Georgia along the 7a/7b line. These were beautiful and almost every plant was hardy and well developed.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Plano, TX
Planted in front flower bed.
(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
A truly incredible plant! They were planted early March and have been bloominng like crazy for 7 months now, as of Oct. 26th. Height is 15 to 18 inches and they are thriving! They made it through a fairly dry summer and early fall here so far with no issues, bees and butterflies like them, and neighbors complement them. Would recommend to anyone, anywhere.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Raring to bloom
By Carola Dune
from La Veta, CO
Only needed a little extra care when first transplanted last fall. One of the plants even put out a small flower bud. The plants are already up and growing this spring.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Not a did in the bunch
By prairie restorer
from Woodstock Illinois
Every plant I've received has been great. Because I live in Illinois with alkaline soil I appreciate the variety of plants suitable for my conditions. I have been doing prairie restoration for a number of years and many of the plants fit right in, with the occasional more exotic beauty added for oomph.
from Rio Rancho, NM
My gallardia moved right in and made itself at home, blooming the entire summer and early fall!
Bright Spot of color
from Longmont CO
An old favorite used in my many gardens over time.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
MY Favorite Flowers!
from Oakland, CA
These are great quality plants. They started as small 5 inch plants last year, and now they are 15 to 18 inches high and spread about 18 inches.Beautiful flowers!
from Parker, CO
I planted two of these last fall. They both bloomed last year, and made it through a rough winter. This spring, they are starting out great. They all have blooms on them already.
(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
from Cotopaxi, Colorado
By Bill in St. Louis
from St. Louis MO
Blooms constantly from spring until first frost as long as you agressively deadhead...
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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