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Baby Sun Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Baby Sun'

Masses of jagged-edged, golden-yellow flowers cover the plant over a long season. Good for wildflower and cottage gardens, especially along the front of a border.
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Good to grow! 9


Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ee-OP-sis gran-dih-FLOR-uh
LoreCoreopsis is a name translated from the Greek for 'bug like' due to the resemblance of the seed to wood ticks.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 15 to 20 in. tall, 1 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring through summer
Design IdeasThis is among the plants that change character with their surroundings. An outstanding cottage garden plant with casual sprawling character. Equally useful for sunny looks in more highbrow borders and rose beds. Line paths and walks with yellow daisies. Fill in sparse planters and add seasonal interest in evergreen compositions. An American native suited to wild, wildlife and indigenous plant gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureNaturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCombine this perennial with Fanfare Blanket Flower, (Gaillardia x 'Fanfare'), Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower, (Echinacea 'CBG Cone 2'), Sweet Dreams Tickseed, (Coreopsis rosa 'Sweet Dreams') and Becky Shasta Daisy, (Chrysanthemum x superbum 'Becky').

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: 5-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

Good to grow!