Coreopsis Starstruck

Li'l Bang™ Series

Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed

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

Fall 2022

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Plant Code: COTR

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Place Starstruck front and center where you can swoon over the velvety deep-magenta flowers with sparkling yellow eyes. Each petal tip transitions to shades of lighter pink and white. Flowers nonstop in summer and does not require deadheading.

Daisy-like blossoms of Coreopsis Starstruck from the Li’l Bang™ Series will open a little earlier than the Big Bang™ varieties and at ½ the height. The naturally compact habit is carefree and disease resistant. From master hybridizer, Darrell Probst.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-12"
Spacing: Plant 15-18" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Yellow
Patent: PP28,006
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

Of the easiest care, likes a hot dry spot. Deadheading (removing spent blossoms) extends blooming, so pick a few for cut flowers while you are in the garden. Leave new fall growth at the base for overwintering. Benefits from division every 2-3 years in spring.