Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

SKU
02796
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.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ee-OP-sis ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh
LoreVibrant 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.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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