Common Name: Tickseed Coreopsis G.Early Sunrise

Height: 18.0 Inches

Spread: 15.0-24.0 Inches

Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9

Flower Color: Gold/Orange Shades

Foliage Color: Green shades

Sunlight: Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements: Average Water Needs

Soil Quality: Poor Soil Quality or Average Soil Quality or Fertile Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0) or Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)

Bloomtime: Late Spring or Early Summer or Midsummer or Late Summer

Attracts Wings: Attracts Butterflies, Bee Friendly

Critter Resistant: Deer Resistant

Growth Rate: Medium

Garden Style: Patio Container, Eclectic

Other Features: Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Easy To Grow, Mass Planting

Origin: Native to North America

 

An All-American and Fleuroselect Award Winner! A profusion of brilliant golden-yellow, semi-double flowers, each flushed orange-yellow in the center, bring unbeatable color to perennial and cottage gardens. This is one of the earliest Coreopsis to bloom, beginning in late spring and continuing to late summer if spent flower shoots are removed. 

Try pairing 'Early Sunrise' with purple blooming perennials such as Salvia 'May Night' or Geranium 'Rozanne'.

Coreopsis is easy to grow, making it a good choice for beginners. One plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets all summer long.

 

Gardening Tips:

Coreopsis is native to North America. It is easy to grow, thriving in any well-drained soil with average moisture and full sun. This species requires deadheading to promote continuous blooming. It can be propagated either by seed or by division every few years in spring or fall.