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Container: 0,7 litre pot
Flowering period: summer flowers, spring flowers
Hardiness zone: zone 7-10
Height: 30 to 50cm
Plant spacing: 60 cm
Continuous flowering from May until the end of October.
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' is native to the southern United States and has been bred from a selection of wild Coreopsis flowers.
This Coreopsis grandiflora or large-flowered tickseed has won several awards including the all-America Selections Gold Medal winner (1989), the Fleuroselect Gold Medal (1989) and the Award of Garden Merit (1993). It is free flowering from the first growing season, producing an avalanche of semi-double, orangey-yellow flowers from the end of May until the first autumn frosts!
- with perennials:
It is easy to grow and is happy in the sun in ordinary, fairly poor, but well-drained soil. It does, however, appreciate some organic fertiliser or mature compost at the end of winter!
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.
Divide every 3 years.
An excellent cut flower
|Cultivation and Propagation|
|Soil type:||ordinary soil, chalky soils, good garden soil|
|Culture advice:||Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost, Well-drained soil with coarse sand|
|Special maintenance:||Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Cut off dead flowers|
|Multiplication Tips:||Division in early spring, Sowing in autumn|
|Garden value:||long flowering, low maintenance, easy to grow|
|Garden style:||cottage garden, rock garden|
|Position:||middle of the border|