Solanna™ Sunshine Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunshine'

SKU
44445
A compact but showy blast of color for sunny borders or containers. Bright golden-yellow 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! An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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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 MaturityReaches 18 in. tall, 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, 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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