Commotion® Moxie Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Moxie' PP #24,331

Vibrant yellow, fluted blossoms with ruffled tips surround bright orange centers atop mounded dark green foliage. Makes a cheerful, long-blooming display near the front of a border or in decorative containers. Blends well into native, meadow or cutting gardens. Tolerant of heat and dry conditions once established. Herbaceous perennial.
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5 - 10

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Provide a site with well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced after establishment. Shearing spent flowers and regular feeding will encourage more profuse flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 10

Your climate may be too cold for this plant