Gaillardia ‘Arizona Sun’ makes an exciting flower border. Not ever border of your garden needs to be a short plant—Bring one of your tall flowers to front for just a short bit then continue on with smaller ones–it just adds a lot of character. The above photo is from my gardens in 2009.
Gaillardia x grandiflora Commotion® ‘Frenzy’
Red buds open to fluted, dark red ray flowers with distinct yellow tips. Red and yellow center. Dark green foliage forms a rounded mound.
|Bloom time: Jun-Oct|
|Exposure: full sun|
|Uses: borders, beds, pots, cut flower gardens|
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Prefers well-drained soil. Remove spent flowers for continuous bloom. Feed regularly. Cut back to 3″ in early spring.
USDA Hardiness Zone