Baby Sun Tickseed
Baby Sun Tickseed
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Baby Sun'Item #9063 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
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Masses of jagged-edged, golden-yellow flowers cover the plant over a long season. Good for wildflower and cottage gardens, especially along the front of a border.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ko-re-OP-sisPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousSunset climate zones:2 - 24Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing to 15 to 20 in. tall, 1 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late spring through summerFlower color:YellowDesign IdeasThis is among the plants that change character with their surroundings. An outstanding cottage garden plant with casual sprawling character. Equally useful for sunny looks in more highbrow borders and rose beds. Line paths and walks with yellow daisies. Fill in sparse planters and add seasonal interest in evergreen compositions. An American native suited to wild, wildlife and indigenous plant gardens.Companion PlantsCombine this perennial with Fanfare Blanket Flower, (Gaillardia x 'Fanfare'), Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower, (Echinacea 'CBG Cone 2'), Sweet Dreams Tickseed, (Coreopsis rosa 'Sweet Dreams') and Becky Shasta Daisy, (Chrysanthemum x superbum 'Becky').
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:This large genus includes over one hundred species native to the Americas, tropical Africa and Hawaii. This plant is a hybrid of C. lanceolata, is a native wildflower of the southeastern United States.Lore:Coreopsis is a name translated from the Greek for 'bug like' due to the resemblance of the seed to wood ticks.