Cruizin' Electric Avenue Coreopsis
Coreopsis verticillata 'Electric Avenue' PP #24,688
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||kor-ee-OP-sis ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh|
|Lore||Vibrant tickseeds provide easy-care color that will invite butterflies and birds to the garden. While several species of Coreopsis are rabbit resistant, C. verticillata is more prone to grazing bunnies, especially when young.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)|
Grows easily in average, well-drained soil; thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9