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Coreopsis grandiflora, C. lanceolata, C. roseus
Coreopsis plants are gratifying to grow. First-year flowering perennials require little care, bloom over an exceptionally-long season.
DOUBLE THE SUN Coreopsis Seeds Coreopsis grandiflora
Big clear golden yellow, semi double, 2½ in. flowers appear 2-3 weeks earlier than comparable coreopsis, such as Early Sunrise. The 12-15 in. tall, nicely shaped, easy to grow plants begin to bloom during cool spring weather and continue to flower heavily through the heat of summer. Double the Sun coreopsis brings a long season of low maintenance color to the front of your borders, flower beds and planters, and along garden paths.
|25 seeds - $2.49|
STERNTALER Coreopsis Seeds Coreopsis lanceolata
Particularly striking 2-3 in. golden blooms with mahogany brown highlights. The 15-18 in. 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, Chinese fountain grass, White Swan Echinacea, and Stokes' aster. Winter hardy to zone 4.
|100 seeds - $2.49|
SUNFIRE Coreopsis Seeds Coreopsis grandiflora
Golden-yellow, 2 in. 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 in. high, 2 ft. wide. Winter hardy to zone 4. Sunfire coreopsis is a Fleuroselect Quality Mark winner.
|25 seeds - $2.49|
AMERICAN DREAM Coreopsis Seeds Coreopsis roseus
Unlike other coreopsis, American Dream grows best in mild climates. In warm climates afternoon shade is preferred. Needs regular water. Spreading, 18-24 in. tall plants are blanketed in rosy-pink, yellow centered 1 in. 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 - $2.49|
SUNBURST Coreopsis Seeds Coreopsis lanceolata
Bright semi-double, golden yellow 2-3 in. flowers in summer and fall. Easy to grow, Sunburst coreopsis can bloom within 11 weeks from sowing. Plants grow to 3 ft. tall, are winter hardy to zone 4.
How to Plant and Grow Coreopsis
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 ft. apart.
Grow Coreopsis: Full Sun. Rising Sun, Sterntaler, Sunburst, and Sun Up coreopsis are heat and humidity tolerant, and will thrive with moderate to little water. American Dream coreopsis likes mild summer temperatures, afternoon shade in warm climates and moist, even wet soil. Coreopsis require little maintenance, and are rabbit and deer resistant. Shear plants back occasionally to promote continuous flowering. Coreopsis flowers attract bees, birds, and butterflies.