Sunday, February 12, 2012

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Picture courtesy of Terry Gray

By far and away the best selling Coreopsis. When people think of tickseed, this is the plant they are always thinking of. Moonbeam will bloom the entire summer and the hotter the drier, the better. Perennially in the top 5 best selling perennials in the United States. A good clumping variety with Zagreb being similar with Zagreb showing a bit more aggressive horizontal growth.

18-24 inches

Spread: 18-24 inches

Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall

Flower Color: Yellow

Flower Size: 1 inch

Zone: 4-9

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