Virtues: We love ‘Arizona Apricot’ for its unique apricot color, a blend of soft yellow and orange petals. An All-America Selections winner for 2012, it boasts continuous blooms, hardiness and a high heat tolerance. Apricot’ is an excellent choice for full sun and poor soil sites.
Common name: Blanketflower
Botanical name: Gaillardia xgrandiflora
Foliage: Dark green
Habit: Compact, 12 inches tall at maturity.
Season: Blooms heavily from early summer through autumn
Origin: Native Cultivar
Cultivation: Little maintenance and drought tolerant. Deadheading will encourage continuous blooming. Zones 2-10.
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