Coreopsis grandiflora

Botanical Name: Coreopsis grandiflora

Phonetic: Kor-EE-OP-sis Gran-dih-floor-uh

Common Name(s): Coreopsis/Large Flowered Tickseed

Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Central and eastern North America
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen (unless it freezes)

Leaf Type: Opposite, pinnately, deep lobes (upper leaves)                                          
Leaf Color: Bright green
Texture:  Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: June to August
Flower Color(s): Yellow rays and darker yellow centre

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 4-8
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 1.5-2.5 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
Hydrozone: Low/2
Soil: Dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Thrives in poor and sandy soils
Pest: Foliage is susceptible to powdery mildew, leaf spot and rust. Crown rot may occur in moist, poorly drained soils.

Features: Showy flowers, tolerant of heat, humidity and drought,
Uses: Annuals, massing, borders, naturalised areas, cottage gardens, mass, filler, roadsides, rock garden, wildflower garden, meadows

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