Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kor-ee-OP-sis ah-rih-kew-LAY-tuh|
|Lore||Coreopsis are known as tickseed due to resemblance of its seed to insects known as ticks.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches only 6 to 8 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A lovely edger for the front of the garden or at the corner of a walkway where the bright yellow-orange flowers can be admired. It also makes an excellent rockery plant. Good with sun-loving companions.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Compact and Colorful|
Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; allow to dry slightly between intervals. Remove spent flowers for a neat appearance. Cut back in fall after flowering. May be divided in fall or early spring. Fertilize in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9