Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'

Ear-leaved, Mouse Ear Tickseed

Newly planted

Newly planted

Family: Compositae

Genus: Coreopsis

Parent: Coreopsis auriculata

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: To 9" tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Dwarf cultivar. Spreads slowly to form a clump of dark green leaves. Yellow flowers on stems above the foliage in spring to summer. Needs a moist soil but also well-drained.

My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Santa Rosa in June 2011 and planted it in the perennial bed. It did not bloom much in 2011. It was gone by spring 2013.

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