A multitude of 2-inch, golden-yellow daisy flowers sits atop thready foliage from late spring to late summer if deadheaded promptly. This clump-forming perennial is native to the central and southeastern U.S. It is sometimes grown as an annual. It makes a beautiful cut flower, and its casual habit makes it valuable in cottage gardens, borders, containers, and meadows.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsGolden-yellow flowers over a long season. Fast-growing.
CareNeeds well-drained, fertile soil in full sun or partial shade. Deadhead regularly. Support as needed.
PropagationSow seeds in a seedbed in mid-spring or divide in early spring. Root basal cuttings in spring.
ProblemsSlugs, snails, bacterial spot, rust, Botrytis flower blight, aster yellows, powdery mildew, downy mildew, fungal spots.
- Genus : Coreopsis
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Bloom Time : Late Spring, Spring, Summer
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow