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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Richard Bloom, copyright GAP Photos (57210)

Plant details

A useful 'filler' for a busy summer border, its dark green mound of foliage provides a good contrast to the masses of single, pale yellow daisies that stud it from mid-summer to early autumn. These blooms are attractive to bees. It is best propagated by division in spring.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Coreopsis

Species: verticillata

Cultivar: Moonbeam

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Chalky/alkaline, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: April to May

Time to divide plants: March to April


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