• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Carefree Summer Color
    Blooms:
    Spring through Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ko-re-OP-sis ver-ti-si-LA-ta
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring through Summer
    Flower color:Yellow
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Design IdeasA versatile perennial for the border or at the corner of a walkway where it will spread politely. Use in a container or hanging basket for a sunny accent. Good for hot, dry areas.
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Salvia (Salvia); Speedwell (Veronica); Sedum (Sedum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, well-drained soil; thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent blooms to encourage prolific bloom and prevent unwanted self-seeding. Fertilize in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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