Dwarf Coreopsis

Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'

SKU
02795
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.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ee-OP-sis ah-rih-kew-LAY-tuh
LoreCoreopsis are known as tickseed due to resemblance of its seed to insects known as ticks.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches only 6 to 8 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMat
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Salvia (Salvia); Avens (Geum); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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