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Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'
A prolific bloomer with bright, golden flowers on small rounded plant.
Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:
Well-drained soil, thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils with good drainage
Herbaceous Plant, Perennial
Eastern North America
Western state native:
Palmately 3-parted leaves with threadlike segments lend a fine textured and airy appearance to the plant
Predominant flower color:
Yellow, daisy like flowers 1-2" in diameter with yellow untoothed rays and yellow center discs
Fall Color Description:
Winter Interest Description:
Coreopsis is a genus of between 75-80 species from North America, Mexico, Central and South America in rocky and sandy soils
Used by Wildlife:
May divide in spring every 2-3 years
Deadhead flowers and stalk to the foliage, shear back 25-50% in late summer to encourage rebloom in fall.
It's not necessary to cut back in fall - but leaving 6-8" of stem helps protect the plant in winter
Clean debris away from the base of the plant and provide a layer of compost but not over the crown to protect over winter
Long Term Care:
Divide every 2-3 years to maintain vigor
Uncommon diseases - powdery mildew, botrytis, fungal spots
Crown rot if not in well drained soil
Tends to sprawl and can self-seed and spread by rhizomes in moist, fertile soil. Crown rot may occur if grown in moist poorly drained soils.
OSU Landscape Profile:
LBJ Native Plant Database:
Missouri Botanical Garden Database:
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