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Hollinshead Water-wise Garden Plants

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Taxon ID#

22

Flowers (each to 2" diameter) feature tubular golden-yellow rays that are fluted toward the apex. Rays surround darker yellow center disks. Flowers bloom profusely from late spring to fall.

Scientific  Name:

Coreopsis x 'Jethro Tull'

Common Name 1

› Jethro Tull Coreopsis

Family:

Asteraceae

Origins:

It is a hybrid cross of Coreopsis auriculata 'Zamfir' (female parent) and Coreopsis lanceolata 'Early Sunrise' (male parent).

Plant Type:

Herbaceous Plant, Perennial
Common Name 2

› Tickseed

Common Name 3

Oregon native:

no

Western state native:

no

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Landscape Application Information

Seasonal Care

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MAINTENANCE

Maintenance Level:

Medium

Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:

5

Sun Preference:

Partial Sun

Water Preference:

L

Soil Preference:

Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Tolerant of Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil

Fertilizer Needs:

Recommended Mulch:

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Foliage Color:

Green

Foliage Description:

Elliptic green leaves (to 3" long).

Fragrant:

no

Predominant flower color:

Yellow

Flower Description:

Flowers (each to 2" diameter) feature tubular golden-yellow rays that are fluted toward the apex. Rays surround darker yellow center disks.

Fall color:

no

Fall Color Description:

Winter Foliage:

Winter Interest:

no

Winter Interest Description:

Mature height:

15-18"

Mature spread:

18-24"

Growth rate:

Medium

LANDSCAPE APPLICATION

Deer Resistant:

yes

Fire Resistant:

yes

Attracts Pollinators:

yes

Attracts Butterflies:

yes

Native Habitat:

Coreopsis is a genus of between 75-80 species from North America, Mexico, Central and South America.

Attracts Birds:

no

Cut/Dried Flowers:

yes

Used by Wildlife:

no

Swales:

yes

Wildlife Use:

Photo:

Hedge/Screen:

no

Border:

yes

Erosion Control:

no

Windbreak:

no

Ground Cover:

no

Provides Shade:

no

Rock Garden:

no

Cover Structures:

no

First Bloom:

Jul

Last Bloom:

Adds Texture/Movement:

Sep

Ornamental Accent:

no

no

Garden Observations:

Seasonal Care
Maintenance

SEASONAL CARE

Spring Care:

Summer Care:

Plants may be sheared in mid to late summer to promote a fall rebloom and to remove any sprawling or unkempt foliage.

Fall Care:

Winter Care:

Long Term Care:

Plants will spread by rhizomes. Clumps may be divided in spring. When grown in borders or other formal garden areas, division may be needed every 2-3 years to maintain robustness.

Insect Pests:

Wildlife Pests:

Diseases:

Uncommon diseases include botrytis, aster yellows, powdery mildew and fungal spots.

Environmental Problems:

Crown rot may occur in moist poorly drained soils

Landscape Problems:

Plant stems tend to sprawl, particularly in hot and humid climates with periodic heavy summer rainfall.

Care Comments:

RESOURCES

OSU Landscape Profile:

USDA Plants:

Calscape Database:

LBJ Native Plant Database:

Missouri Botanical Garden Database:

Monrovia Profile:

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Alternate Source 2:

Source Comment:

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