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Coreopsis, Lobed Coreopsis, Lobed Tickseed 'Autumn Blush'

Coreopsis auriculata

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Coreopsis (kor-ee-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: auriculata (aw-rik-yoo-LAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Autumn Blush
Additional cultivar information:(PP18184)
Hybridized by Korlipara
Registered or introduced: 2006



Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade



Bloom Color:


Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer



Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Huntington Beach, California

San Leandro, California

Cordele, Georgia

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Barbourville, Kentucky

Bethesda, Maryland

Milton, Massachusetts

Princeton Junction, New Jersey

Mechanicville, New York

Pittsford, New York

Knoxville, Tennessee

Garland, Texas

Kalama, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On May 23, 2010, aegir from Bethesda, MD wrote:

Low growing, great at the front of the border with purple sage behind it. Will rebloom with a good shearing 2-3x a season. I never had it "blush" on me, maybe because our falls are so mild. Mine only lasted 2 seasons and then died, the second season was better than the first. I suspect because it is so heavy blooming that it does not make strong roots or enough foliage to survive. I planted it in the same border with "Heaven's gate" and this was a much better plant when I compare the 2.


On Jun 20, 2009, plutodrive from Denver, CO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Great looking plant and puts out a lot of blooms for most of the season. My three plants died in the winter of 2008/2009. I don't know if it was because of the especially dry conditions that winter or if it simply bloomed itself to death.


On Dec 20, 2007, carrielamont from Milton, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

If this is the one I have, it doesn't stand upright but allows itself to be overwhelmed by its neighbors. I must remember it's there next spring so I can somehow facilitate its display!