Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||kor-ee-OP-sis ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh|
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Summer|
|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 Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket 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