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Solanna™ Bright Touch Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Bright Touch'

A compact but showy blast of color for sunny borders or containers. Bright golden yellow flowers with a touch of red 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! An herbaceous perennial.
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Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.


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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 AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed & Yellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
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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