A mass of large bright yellow flowers with an attractive burgundy splash, offer bright colour to your garden from late spring and attract bees. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: August
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Yellow
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Late spring to early summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 35cm x 40cm (14in x 16in)
I always cut Coreopsis right back in autumn to ensure a good flush of growth the following year.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Slugs, snails.
Plant Care: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.
Care and Time: Medium - summer
Benefits: Bright flower colour, ideal for mixed borders, perfect for pots, low maintenance
History: Coreopsis comes from the Greek word meaning bug, as the seeds resemble bugs when dried. It is commonly known as Tickweed.
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