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Coreopsis hybrid 'Route 66' (Threadleaf coreopsis)

Coreopsis hybrid 'Route 66'


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Coreopsis hybrid 'Route 66' Common Name: Threadleaf coreopsis Genus: Coreopsis
'Route 66' features big, bold, bicolor blooms. A rich ring of burgundy surrounding the flower center bleeds out to the very tips of the yellow petals. Narrow, deep-green foliage forms vigorous, uniform clumps.
Noteworthy characteristics: This new variety, discovered in Pennsylvania, has proven a reliable survivor through cold Pennsylvania winters.
Care: Easy. Grow in full sun. Keep moderately moist. Prefers fertile, well-drained soil. Can tolerate dry conditions once established. Cut back in late summer to encourage regrowth and rebloom.
Propagation:

Cutting or division. PPAF. Asexual propagation prohibited without license.


Problems:

Watch for powdery mildew in humid conditions.

Information provided by Santa Rosa Gardens


Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Fast Grower
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Drought Tolerant
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Red Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Low- Maintenance, Small Spaces, Combinations, Garden Rooms, Sun, Texture, Backyard, Front Yard, Edging
Style Cottage Garden, Meadow Garden, Formal Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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