Solanna™ Bright Touch Coreopsis
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Bright Touch'
Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||kor-ee-OP-sis gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Lore||Coreopsis 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 Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 18 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring into Fall|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Flower Color||Red & Yellow|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Watering Needs||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Companion Plants||Switch 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