• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 12 to 15 inches tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Long Bloom Season
    Blooms:
    Summer to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:kor-ee-OP-sis
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 12 to 15 inches tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer to Fall
    Flower color:Multicolored
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Design IdeasA beautiful native flower at home in meadows and wild gardens. Plant around the edges of wetlands or natural garden pools. Perfect for casual cottage or country gardens. Upscale enough to belong in traditional perennial borders. Rugged constitution thrives on banks and slopes in the sun. Good addition to spare shrub borders that need late season pick up. Stature is ideal for smaller urban gardens or in limited confines of entries and courtyards. Mass to intensify their color in open beds and borders.
    Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Once established, water occasionally during drought; more in extreme heat or containers. Fertilize lightly in spring. Shear mid- to late summer to encourage a new bloom flush. Divide in fall or spring as needed.Pruning time: fall, after flowering is finished. may be divided in fall or early spring as needed.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    From the Big Bang™ series, this selection is from breeder Darrell Probst of central Massachusetts. The result of ten years of intensive breeding involving up to 8 different Coreopsis species, these improved perennial forms are evaluated for hardiness, extended duration of flowering, distinctive flower forms, improved disease resistance, vigor and improved plant habit.