Solanna™ Sunshine Coreopsis
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunshine'
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||Reaches 18 in. tall, 20 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring into Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|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