Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'
|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.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches only 6 to 8 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Switch Grass (Panicum); Salvia (Salvia); Avens (Geum); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|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.|
|Lore||Coreopsis are known as tickseed due to resemblance of its seed to insects known as ticks.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.