Threadleaf coreopsis

Coreopsis hybrid 'Route 66'

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Threadleaf coreopsis (Coreopsis hybrid 'Route 66')
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

Overview

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
Characteristics
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Red Flower,
Yellow Flower
Uses
Backyard,
Beds and Borders,
Combinations,
Container,
Edging,
Front Yard,
Garden Rooms,
Low-Maintenance,
Small Spaces,
Sun,
Texture
Style
Cottage Garden,
Formal Garden,
Meadow Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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