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Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Pronunciation: kor-ee-OP-sis ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh
SKU #02796
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A profusion of creamy yellow flowers on this refined, airy form creates a showy display in sunny borders and beds. The cheery blooms blanket the airy, green foliage throughout summer, withstanding heat and humidity. Well-suited for containers and hanging baskets. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Blooms Spring through Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Design Ideas A must for the sunny border, this plant adds a delicate element with loads of blooms. Also works well in containers or hanging baskets. For constant flowers, keep deadheaded or shear the plant lightly after the first flush of bloom.
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore Vibrant tickseeds provide easy-care color that will invite butterflies and birds to the garden. While several species of Coreopsis are rabbit resistant, C. verticillata is more prone to grazing bunnies, especially when young.

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