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Butterfly Coreopsis

Incredible

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Butterfly Coreopsis

Incredible

Coreopsis x hybrida
These carefree plants are literally covered with blossoms from early summer through frost! The cheerful blossoms d...
Coreopsis x hybrida
These carefree plants are literally covered with blossoms from early summer through frost! The cheerful blossoms dance above airy foliage in a mix of soft cream, maroon, yellow, and red shades: a true tapestry of color. Plants are deer resistant, vigorous, and can handle hot, dry conditions. The bright blossoms are magnets for hungry bees, butterflies and many other pollinators. Perfect to light up the garden and pick often for dazzling, long-lasting bouquets.
Seed Count: 1125 / Weight: 0.25 gm
$ 2.99
#5461
#5461

ANNUAL

Summer/fall bloom
Frost tender

 

TO START OUTDOORS

Plant after frost danger is over and night temperatures are evenly above 50°F (10°C). Sow seeds in a well-worked seedbed in full sun, 2 in. apart, with rows 12 in. apart. Cover very lightly and gently firm soil. Keep soil evenly moist; germination takes 10-15 days.

 

TO START EARLY INDOORS

3-4 weeks before last expected frost, sow seeds 1 in. apart in seed starting mix and cover very lightly. Keep warm and moist and provide a strong light source until seedlings are well established. Transplant after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions.

 

THIN OR TRANSPLANT

Space seedlings 10 in. apart when large enough to handle.

 

GROWING NOTES

Coreopsis grows easily in ordinary garden soil in full sun. Be sure to thin seedlings before they get crowded. Incredible grows 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall and these sturdy, long blooming garden performers and can tolerate hot and dry weather. Pick these decorative flowers often for lovely country style bouquets. Coreopsis are deer resistant and blossoms provide ample food and nectar for butterflies, bees and many other pollinators. After bloom is over, their seed heads provide nutritious food for hungry songbirds.

Plant In

Sun/Shade

Planting Depth

Space Seeds

Days To Germinate

Mature Height

April – June
Full sun
Cover lightly
2 inches
10 – 14 days
2 – 2 1/2 feet

Plant In

Sun/Shade

Planting Depth

Space Seeds

Days To Germinate

Mature Height

April – June
Full sun
Cover lightly
2 inches
10 – 14 days
2 – 2 1/2 feet

Plant In

April – June

Sun/Shade

Full sun

Planting Depth

Cover lightly

Space Seeds

2 inches

Days To Germinate

10 – 14 days

Mature Height

2 – 2 1/2 feet

Photos From Our Trial Garden

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