Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.