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'Arizona Apricot' Gaillardia

A compact, long-lived, trouble-free, and endlessly colorful groundcover

Item # 31550
Ships in Fall at the proper planting time for your zone. View Schedule.

AAS Winner 2011

'Arizona Apricot' Gaillardia, the latest in the amazing early-blooming, compact Sun series, is an exquisite pastel blend of apricot and yellow, a never-before-seen color mix for the Gaillardia family. 'Arizona Apricot' Gaillardia is a marvel of a plant, its blooms exquisite, its hardiness and adaptability unsurpassed, and its size compact yet free-flowering. We highly, highly recommend it for your sunny border and best containers.

'Arizona Apricot' Gaillardia sets 3- to 3½-inch blooms with several layers of long, pointed petals. Each petal is apricot from the base to about ⅔ of the way to the tip, which is bright yellow. The petals surround a huge central cone combining amber, gold, and green. The flowers begin appearing in early summer and continue well into autumn. Simply incredible.

'Arizona Apricot' Gaillardia is quite compact—just 12 inches high and wide, but with great branching. Given sunshine and any well-drained soil, it's off and running. And as a selection of the native species, 'Arizona Apricot' Gaillardia has all the vigor you would expect of a wildflower. Tolerant of heat, humidity, drought, cold, and poor soil, this blanket flower will be long-lived and trouble-free once established in your garden. And it's hardy just about everywhere in the continental U.S. Truly, there are few perennials that can equal its performance.

Do grow this All America Selections Winner this season. No other flower in the garden equals its combination of beauty and vigor. Prepare to be delighted by 'Arizona Apricot' Gaillardia

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Review Summary
(Based on 1 Reviews)

Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


So far so good!
Lily from AZ wrote on May 29, 2019

I ordered half a dozen plants, all were healthy and happy on arrival, the soil still moist, very well packed. A few bruised leaves, but nothing major. I planted them a couple weeks ago in a spot with full morning sun and filtered afternoon sun, and each one is doing well. They all began leafing out immediately. A couple came with buds already, and about half now have buds -- very exciting! I expect them to continue to thrive. So very happy gardener (and customer) here!!!