Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam') in the Tickseeds Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 1992 PPA Perennial Plant of the Year
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 14, 2012 1:05 PM

Coreopsis 'Moonbeam' is a selected form of the southeastern native, C. verticillata, which grows in dry, open woods. Two foot clumps are made of very finely dissected foliage giving the plant a delicate texture. Soft yellow daisy-like flowers appear from May to July and can be prolonged by occasionally shearing the spent flowers off. Grow the plant in full sun and average soil. Cut the whole clump to half its height in early May for an even more compact plant. It is neat and tidy and so well behaved that it was chosen to be the Perennial Plant Association's plant of the year for 1992.

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