Baby Sun Coreopsis
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Baby Sun'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
777 East Baseline Road Tempe AZ 85283
7100 West Ray Road Chandler AZ 85226
- Treeland Nurseries, Inc.
2900 S. Country Club Drive Mesa AZ 85210
- Whitfill Nurseries
2647 East Southern Ave Phoenix AZ 85040
|Botanical Pronunciation||kor-ee-OP-sis gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Lore||Coreopsis is a name translated from the Greek for 'bug like' due to the resemblance of the seed to wood ticks.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 15 to 20 in. tall, 1 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring through summer|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Combine 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