Coreopsis Calypso

A mass of cheery yellow flowers all summer long make this the perfect summer border plant. Excellent for attracting butterflies.

Month Available: May

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Yellow

Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowers.

Height / Spread: 45cm x 45cm (18in x 18in)

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: Once the new growth appears in mid spring, remove the previous years stems.

Care and Time: Medium - spring

Warning: None

Benefits: A sunny, summer plant which offers flowers and colour for months. Re-blooms if dead headed. Excels in pots.

History: Coreopsis comes form the Greek word for bug, as the seed resembles bugs when dried. It is commonly known as Tickseed.

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