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Coreopsis verticillata

Threadleaved coreopsis

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-9
2-3'
2-3'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Upright, mounding
Flower
Perennial

Whorled Tickseed, Whorled Coreopsis

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
May-June
Violet/ pinkish
Interesting foliage texture
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Average, acidic
Soil Preference
well-drained, sandy, rocky
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Open, rocky woods and pine lands,
Eastern US from New York to Florida to Arkansas
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Humidity, Heat, Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-rocky soil, Clay soil
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Humidity, Heat, Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-rocky soil, Clay soil
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Butterfly weed,Purple cone flower,Dense blazing star,Stokes aster
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Some salt tolerance, stems will flop if soil is too rich

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