‘Moonbeam’ Tickseed

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Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4a to 9b
Despite its delicate, fine-textured lacy foliage, ‘Moonbeam’ is a tough-guy plant that can tolerate full sun and poor soil. This former Perennial Plant of the Year bears cut-flower quality, creamy yellow, daisylike flowers all summer and into the fall. This classic perennial is deer- and heat-resistant and is a great choice for your butterfly garden.
Perennial Plant of the Year 1992
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Growth Size:   Low Plant - 18 to 24 inches tall, 18 to 24 inches wide
Growth Habit:   Compact
Features:   Easy To Grow
Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Clay Soil
Attracts:   Butterflies, Beneficial Insects, Bees
Garden Ideas:   
Perennial, Waterwise, Cutting
Flower features:    Profuse Flowering, Showy Flowers
Soft Yellow that bloom in summer through fall
Foliage type and color:    Herbaceous, Green
Fine, needle-like foliage
Landscape Uses:    Beds, Rock Garden, Naturalizing, Slope, Grouping
, Border, Container, Mass Planting
‘Moonbeam’ Tickseed is a Low maintenance plant
Growth Size:   Low Plant - 18 to 24 inches tall, 18 to 24 inches wide
Growth Rate:   Medium
Spacing:   3-4 ft apart
Exposure:   Full Sun
Watering:   Low   Waterwise
Soil Types:   Adaptable to pH   Tolerates dry soil   Adapted to most soil types
General Plant Care:    Care for your perennials and annuals includes monitoring for pests and diseases, periodically checking soil moisture, and providing fertilizer as needed. In general, plants that have sufficient water and the correct amount of fertilizer tend to not have as many pest and disease problems. Water new plants weekly during the growing season in the first year, and as needed after that.
General Planting Tips:    Choose a site suited to your plant's light, soil, and space needs. Dig a hole twice as wide but no deeper than the container. Perennials and annuals often look best planted in groups of five or more plants - if you are planting multiple plants, you may want to prepare the planting area and dig all your holes at one time to plan placement. Remove plant from container and loosen roots slightly. Place the plant in the hole. If using slow-release (coated) fertilizer, you may add it according to package directions at this time. Add soil back to the hole, ensuring the top of the soil from the container is even with the surrounding soil. Water well, and add more soil if needed. Add 2-3 inches of mulch around plant, taking care to keep away from stem. See our FAQ page for more details on Mulching.
General Fertilizing Tips:    Fertilize in spring when new growth appears, and once more before flowering with a general purpose or slow-release fertilizer.
General Pruning suggestions:    Pinch off the tips of stems early in the growing season for a fuller, bushier plant. You may wish to deadhead (cut off) old flowers to encourage new flowers to form. At the end of the growing season, perennials may be cut back to the ground for a tidier appearance.
Bloom Tips:    Remove flower stalks after blooms have faded
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4a to 9b

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