Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Moonbeam Tickseed, Threadleaf Coreopsis

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Family: Compositae

Genus: Coreopsis

Parent: Coreopsis verticillata

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 9

Size: to 2' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Slightly smaller than the species and lighter yellow flowers. Mounding plant, blooming continuously through summer and autumn until frost. Well-drained soil.

History: 

Perennial Plant of the Year in 1992 (Perennial Plant Association).

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at McCorkles in June 2010 and planted it in the Blue Bird Perennials garden. It did well for a couple of summers but did not return in spring 2012.


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