‘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 CharacteristicsThis new variety, discovered in Pennsylvania, has proven a reliable survivor through cold Pennsylvania winters.
CareEasy. 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.
PropagationCutting or division. PPAF. Asexual propagation prohibited without license.
ProblemsWatch for powdery mildew in humid conditions. Information provided by Santa Rosa Gardens
- Genus : Coreopsis
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Uses : Containers, Front Yard, Sun
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Flower Color : Red, Yellow
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest