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Coreopsis verticillata 'Golden Gain'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Coreopsis (kor-ee-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: verticillata (ver-ti-si-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Gain

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 21, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Medium 18" - Plant 14" apart. zone 3-9 Vigorous plant habit, and large golden flowers. Especially free flowering - continuously in bloom from early summer right into fall. Makes a good cut flower with its unusual narrow tapered foliage. They spread readily and can be used in a naturalized planting. While they attract butterflies, they are deer resistant.

Needs a nice sunny well drained spot. Very easy to grow. Deadhead with hedge shears after flowering to freshen foliage. Spreads underground, so division every 2-3 may be necessary to contain girth.

Regional...

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

Encinitas, California
San Diego, California
Dubuque, Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Grandview, Missouri
Greenfield, New Hampshire
Croton-on-hudson, New York
Wadsworth, Ohio
Bulverde, Texas
Mountlake Terrace, Washington



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