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Coreopsis verticillata Firefly

Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed

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

In stock for Spring 2020

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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.

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.