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Dwarf Coreopsis

Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'

Pronunciation: kor-ee-OP-sis ah-rih-kew-LAY-tuh
SKU #02795
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A fantastic little accent for a rock garden or for edging a border. Low foliage mounds bear cheerful daisy-like flowers, even in hot, humid summers. Great in containers. This is a compact cultivar of a wildflower native to the southern United States. Rabbit and deer resistant, but best protected when newly emerging. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches only 6 to 8 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Design Ideas A lovely edger for the front of the garden or at the corner of a walkway where the bright yellow-orange flowers can be admired. It also makes an excellent rockery plant. Good with sun-loving companions.
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Switch Grass (Panicum); Salvia (Salvia); Avens (Geum); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea)
CARE
Care Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; allow to dry slightly between intervals. Remove spent flowers for a neat appearance. Cut back in fall after flowering. May be divided in fall or early spring. Fertilize in early spring.
HISTORY
Lore Coreopsis are known as tickseed due to resemblance of its seed to insects known as ticks.

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