These carefree plants are literally covered with blossoms from early summer through frost! The cheerful blossoms dance above airy foliage in a mix of soft cream, maroon, yellow, and red shades: a true tapestry of color. Plants are deer resistant, vigorous, and can handle hot, dry conditions. The bright blossoms are magnets for hungry bees, butterflies and many other pollinators. Perfect to light up the garden and pick often for dazzling, long-lasting bouquets.(Coreopsis x hybrida)
Product Weight: .25grams / approximately 1125 seeds
Plant Type: Annual
Bloom Color: Yellow, White, Burgundy
Grows Best In: Full Sun
Bloom Period: Spring/ Summer
Growth Habit: bush
Days to Seed Germination: 10-14 days
Seed Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8")
Growing Height: 60-75 cm (24-30")
3-4 weeks before last expected frost, sow seeds 1 in. apart in seed starting mix and cover very lightly. Keep warm and moist and provide a strong light source until seedlings are well established. Transplant after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions.
Space seedlings 10 in. apart when large enough to handle.
Coreopsis grows easily in ordinary garden soil in full sun. Be sure to thin seedlings before they get crowded. Incredible grows 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall and these sturdy, long blooming garden performers and can tolerate hot and dry weather. Pick these decorative flowers often for lovely country style bouquets. Coreopsis are deer resistant and blossoms provide ample food and nectar for butterflies, bees and many other pollinators. After bloom is over, their seed heads provide nutritious food for hungry songbirds.