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. Road salt tolerant. 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
  • Web Exclusive
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Attracts Birds
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant

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. 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.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: COAL