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Coreopsis verticillata Alba

Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12" (Plant 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: White / Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Free flowering pristine white flowers with a showy yellow center are a charming addition to your sunny garden. Flowers appear singly on short stalks of dainty finely-cut foliage. Coreopsis Alba adds texture and an interesting contrast to surrounding perennials. They spread slowly but surely and can be used in a naturalized planting on a sunny bank or in the traditional border. Coreopsis is lovely paired with Echinacea or Campanula.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Coreopsis General Information:

Coreopsis verticillata are great cut flowers with its unusual narrow tapered foliage. Free flowering-continuously in bloom from early summer into fall. Spreads readily and can be used on a sunny bank, in a naturalized planting, or in a traditional border. Long blooming and easy to grow, they come in various heights and many shades of yellow, reds, pink, and white.

Coreopsis Plant Care:

Prefers a nice sunny well drained spot. Very easy to grow. Remove top one-third of plant with hedge shears after flowering to freshen foliage, if needed. Spreads reliably, so division every 2-3 years may be needed to restrain girth, but only if desired..

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: COAL