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Li'l Bang™ Red Elf Coreopsis

Coreopsis hybrid 'Red Elf' PP #27,918

SKU
40854
Prolific color on a compact habit! Fresh green foliage backs sprite-like, short, satiny red blooms with frilly, golden-yellow centers. Flower petals are tipped with frosty white in the summer heat. The small mounded form is perfect for smaller gardens and containers, edging walkways, or accenting cottage garden borders. 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
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 8 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Speedwell (Veronica); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)

Thrives in average to fertile, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; allow to dry slightly between intervals. Once established, reduce frequency. For a neat appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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