Solanna™ Bright Touch Coreopsis
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Bright Touch'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|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|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Mounding|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
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