Bigflower Coreopsis (Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise') in the Tickseeds Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 18-20 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Golden yellow, semi-double flowers
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading ensures a continual flush of new blossoms.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Freely self-seeds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1989

An easy perennial self sower

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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Jan 16, 2012 6:44 PM

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' is a 1989 All-America winner.

I grew 'Early Sunrise' before and loved it. It produced a lot of seed heads that I broke off, so it wouldn't start a lot of new plants.

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Posted by lovemyhouse (Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) - Zone 8a) on May 12, 2013 6:53 AM

Unamended heavy clay soil. In shade from about 12:00 to 4:00, then again after about 5:30-6:00.

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