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Photo courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc.

Photo courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc.

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Coreopsis 'Daybreak'

Coreopsis

Plant Type: Perennial

A shower of cheerful bicolor blossoms with a prominent orange-red center and fringed, gold petal tips appear over an extremely long period, from early summer through early fall in the Midwest. Since the flowers are sterile, they just keep on coming all season long without the need for deadheading.

It forms a compact, basal mound of highly disease resistant, dark green foliage. A midseason shearing will keep this plant looking its best all season.

If you’ve been pleased with the performance of Big Bang™ Coreopsis like ‘Mercury Rising’, you might also like to try the Li'l Bang™ series from the same breeder, master hybridizer Darrell Probst. These naturally compact cultivars exhibit the same great disease resistance and long bloom time (commencing a bit earlier than the Big Bangs) but measure in at about half the height. They are the perfect size for container gardening, rock gardens, and the front of the border.


Height

8-12"

Spread

12-18"

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

Coreopsis Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Mid Season (May - June)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant