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Cruizin' Route 66 Coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata 'Route 66' PP #20,609

SKU
05826
A vigorous threadleaf variety with dramatic flower color. Big yellow flowers have a beautiful ring of burgundy around the crown that bleeds down the petal tips, becoming the dominant color in fall. This prolific bloomer adds fantastic color to beds, tall borders, containers and hanging baskets. An herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ee-OP-sis ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 24 to 28 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed & Yellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading, Rounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsYarrow (Achillea); Salvia (Salvia); Sedum (Sedum); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)

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

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