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Flying Saucers Tickseed

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Walcoreop'

Item 027911

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USDA Zone:
5-11
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Prized for its masses of bright golden yellow flowers, this compact perennial is one of the best for container plantings and perennial borders. Few seeds ensures continuous flowering over many weeks.

Close Up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Landscape :: Credit: Doreen Wynja
Price: $19.99
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Average Landscape Size
Compact uniform habit 18 to 24 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Coreopsis grandiflora 'Walcoreop'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Herbaceous
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Flowers for Cutting
Bloom Time: Summer and Fall
Flower Color: Yellow
Garden Style: Cottage
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design Ideas: A beautiful native flower at home in meadows and wild gardens. Plant around the edges of wetlands or natural garden pools. Perfect for casual cottage or country gardens. Upscale enough to belong in traditional perennial borders. Rugged constitution thrives on banks and slopes in the sun. Good addition to spare shrub borders that need late season pick up. Stature is ideal for smaller urban gardens or in limited confines of entries and courtyards. Mass to intensify their color in open beds and borders.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

History

Europeans conferred the common name for coreopsis as 'tickseed' inspired by seed that resemble the insects. Some coreopsis species were widely used by Native Americans as medicine, a vitamin rich tonic or merely as vegetable food.

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