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Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' AGM

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Characteristics

Plant type

Herbaceous Perennial

Habit

Clump-forming

Resilience

Hardiness

H6 (hardy - very cold winter)

Colour

Flower

Yellow in Autumn and Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring and Summer

Size

Ultimate height

0.5-1 metres

Ultimate spread

0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

2-5 years


Preferred common name

tickseed 'Zagreb'

Family

Asteraceae


Coreopsis can be annuals or perennials, with paired, simple, palmate or pinnately divided leaves and long-stalked, daisy-like flower-heads

'Zagreb' is a compact herbaceous perennial with finely dissected leaves and bright golden-yellow daisies in early summer

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun
  • Part shade

Aspect

  • South-facing, North-facing, East-facing or West-facing
  • Exposed or Sheltered

Cultivation

Grow in a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade

Soil

  • Well-drained or Moist but well-drained
  • Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
  • Loam, Chalk or Sand

Propagation

Propagate by seed, sown at 13-16°C in late winter or propagate by division in early spring or root basal cuttings in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers or Wildlife Gardens


How to care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering then cut right back in late autumn

Pests

Damaged by slugs and snails

Diseases

Generally disease free