Coreopsis verticillata Firefly

Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed

$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2021

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Plant Code: COFI

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Bold bicolored flowers sparkle in twinkling yellow and red like the luminescent glow of a firefly brightening a darkened yard. Compact mounds with dense thread-like foliage. The verticillata breeding of this variety is super hardy and easy to grow.

The dainty, finely-cut foliage of Coreopsis Firefly adds texture and interesting contrast to surrounding perennials. With the ever-expanding color choices on the market, Coreopsis can be used in just about any garden color scheme.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10-12"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Yellow
Accent: Red
Patent: PP26,295
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Coreopsis General Information

Bright and cheery selections will attract butterflies and birds to your garden. Coreopsis are great cut flowers that last up to 2 weeks after being harvested. Superb in the border-reliable. Just give them some sun and enjoy the show. Coreopsis naturalize with ease. Cold hardy, floriferous and easy to grow. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Coreopsis Plant Care

Likes a hot dry spot. Leave new fall growth at the base for overwintering. Benefits from division every 2-3 years in spring.