American Dream Coreopsis

Coreopsis rosea 'American Dream'

Rosy-pink, daisy-like flowers with yellow centers cover the fine-textured foliage from summer to fall. A fine addition to perennial borders or mixed containers. Spreads slowly by rhizomes and self-seeding to form an effective small-scale groundcover.
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Full sun

Keep surface of soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ee-OP-sis RO-zee-uh
Average Size at MaturityDense, bushy, slowly spreading clumps 18 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimePink blooms in mid-summer to fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep surface of soil moist, but not soggy.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

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