Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' 

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'

1116

£ 3,99 tax incl.


Availability : Available

Container: 0,7 litre pot

Flowering period: summer flowers, spring flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 7-10

Height: 30 to 50cm

Plant spacing: 60 cm

Description:

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!

Plant association

- with perennials:


- with grasses: Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky', Panicum 'Heavy Metal', Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue', Pennisetum 'Hameln'

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
Aspect:full sun
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Cut off dead flowers
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring, Sowing in autumn
Garden tips:
Garden value:long flowering, low maintenance, easy to grow
Garden style:cottage garden, rock garden
Landscape interest:mixed-border
Position:middle of the border
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