Aristata is a variety of Blanketflower which is a member of the Gaillardia family. Its botanical name is Gaillardia 'Aristata'.
30” x 18” wide, (seed propagated). Happy are the gardeners with ‘Amber Wheels’ rolling in their gardens. This dazzling blanket flower, was originally discovered growing in Westcliff, CO by Larry Vickerman. Seed was given to Jelitto Perennial Seed where it was bred to produce this beautiful strain. It is an extremely showy and long-lived cultivar that is an improvement over our previously offer variety ‘Indian Yellow.’ Maturing by its second year in the garden, the plant produces an abundance of large flowers with frilled, deep-yellow petals that surround an amber-red center . Keep deadheaded to prolong bloom. Grows readily in well-drained garden soils of average fertility; avoid heavy clay.
Breakthrough blanket flower. (High Country Gardens)
Playful, extremely large, golden, fringed petals surround a prominent amber bull’s eye center on this breakthrough blanket flower from Germany.
Blooming profusely all summer, it makes quite a statement paired against coneflower and verbascum.
Ht: 28-32". Zones 4-10. (Burpee)
Aristata Blanketflower is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Aristata have been kindly provided by our members.
Amber wheels gaillardia