Solanna™ Golden Sphere Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora 'DCOREO16' PP #25,241

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42856
A compact but showy blast of color for sunny borders or containers. Big, bright golden yellow, fully double flowers on strong, short stems rise slightly above upright mounds of lush green foliage, and continue to bloom throughout summer, even in hot and humid climates! Trouble-free, hardy and frost tolerant. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ee-OP-sis gran-dih-FLOR-uh
LoreCoreopsis is a name translated from the Greek for 'bug-like' due to the resemblance of the seed to wood ticks. In addition to being deer resistant, several species of Coreopsis (including C. grandiflora) are rabbit resistant, although very young plants and new seedlings may need to be protected in heavily grazed areas.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Fall
Design IdeasThis beautiful cultivar of a native species is at home in meadows and wild gardens, upscale enough to belong in traditional perennial borders. Perfect for casual cottage or country gardens. Rugged constitution thrives on banks and slopes in the sun. Good addition to spare shrub borders that need late season pick up. Plant around the edges of wetlands or natural garden ponds. 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Avens (Geum)

Thrives in average to fertile, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; allow to dry slightly between intervals. Once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize in early spring. Prune lightly in mid to late summer to encourage a new bloom flush. Hard prune after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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