• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:gay-LAR-dee-uh a-ris-TAH-tuh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Compact, Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Yellow
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Cranesbill (Geranium); Coneflower (Echinacea); Salvia (Salvia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in lean, loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed sparingly. Remove spent blooms to encourage profuse flowering. Hard prune in early spring. Benefits from division of foliage clumps in early spring every 2 to 3 years.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.