COREOPSIS SEEDS

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Coreopsis grandiflora, C. lanceolata, C. roseus

How to plant Coreopsis seeds

Coreopsis plants are gratifying to grow. First-year flowering perennials require little care, bloom over an exceptionally-long season.

Rising Sun coreopsis blooms. PR05033

RISING SUN Coreopsis Coreopsis grandiflora

Sunny-yellow, semi-double, 2-inch flowers with deep red highlights. Rising Sun is earlier to bloom than most coreopsis, flowers appear in mid spring, continue to bloom into fall. The 18-inch high, 24-inch wide plants show extraordinary tolerance to both heat and drought. Flowers first year from seed. Winter hardy to Zone 4. A Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner (Europe's top prize).

25 seeds - $2.25
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 Sun Up coreopsis bloom. New for 2016 PR05032

SUN UP CoreopsisCoreopsis grandiflora

Masses of vibrant-yellow, semi-double, 2-inch flowers from mid spring through early fall. One of the earliest coreopsis to bloom, Sun Up forms naturally-rounded, tidy plants. Grows 10-12 inches high, 12-14 inches wide.

Sun Up is an improved, more compact Early Sunrise coreopsis. First-year blooming plants demonstrate remarkable resistance to heat and drought. Winter hardy to Zone 4. A Fleuroselect Novelty winner.

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Sunfire coreopsis seeds 2 inch golden-yellow flower petals, burgundy at the base. PR09520

SUNFIRE CoreopsisCoreopsis grandiflora

Golden-yellow, 2-inch flowers, present a bright-burgundy bullseye. Early-blooming, heavy-flowering, compact, both heat & drought tolerant, Sunfire coreopsis is a rewarding, easy to grow perennial. Blooms first summer from seed, continues to flower until frost. Plants grow 16-20 inches high, 2 feet wide. Winter hardy to zone 4. Sunfire coreopsis is a Fleuroselect Quality Mark winner.

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Sterntaler coreopsis golden blooms with dark highlights at base of petals. PR05029

STERNTALER CoreopsisCoreopsis lanceolata

Particularly striking, 2-3 inch, golden blooms with mahogany brown highlights. The 15-18 inch tall, easy-to-grow, drought-tolerant plants are heavy flowering; waves of showy bloom from May to October. Sterntaler coreopsis is a top performer for borders or pots. Grows nicely with Hakone White balloon flower, big betony, Chinese fountain grass, White Swan Echinacea, and Stoke's aster. Winter hardy to zone 4.

100 seeds - $1.99
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Suburst Coreopsis semi-double flowers. PR01296

SUNBURST CoreopsisCoreopsis lanceolata

Bright, semi-double, golden-yellow, 2-3 inch flowers in summer and fall. Easy to grow, Sunburst coreopsis can bloom within 11 weeks from sowing. Plants grow to 3 feet tall, are winter hardy to zone 4.

500 seeds - $2.49
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Coreopsis American Dream. Rosy-pink 1 inch flowers cover 1.5-2 foot tall plants. Perennial seeds.PR00793

AMERICAN DREAM CoreopsisCoreopsis roseus

Unlike other coreopsis, American Dream grows best in mild climates, and with regular water. Spreading, 18-24 inch tall plants are blanketed in rosy-pink, yellow centered, 1-inch, single daisies all summer. American Dream coreopsis blooms the first year when started early. Use at the front of the border, or in containers. Winter hardy to zone 4.

250 seeds - $1.99
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How to Plant Coreopsis Seeds

Sow coreopsis seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65° F., germination is in 21-30 days. Transplant into the garden 1-1.5 feet apart.

Growing Coreopsis: Full Sun. Sterntaler, Sunfire, and Sunburst Coreopsis are heat and humidity tolerant; thrive with moderate to little water. American Dream likes mild summer temperatures, afternoon shade in warm climates and moist, even wet soil. Coreopsis plants are first year flowering perennials. Low maintenance, shear plants back occasionally to promote continuous flowering. Coreopsis are rabbit and deer resistant plants. coreopsis flowers attract bees, birds and butterflies.