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Coreopsis 'Autumn Blush'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Coreopsis (kor-ee-OP-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Autumn Blush
Additional cultivar information: (PP18184)
Hybridized by Korlipara; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral aegir 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.

Neutral plutodrive 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.

Positive carrielamont 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!


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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