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Coreopsis verticillata Creme Brulee (Threadleaf Coreopsis)

Threadleaf Coreopsis Creme Brulee, Whorled Coreopsis Creme Brulee, Coreopsis Creme Brulee, Tickseed Creme Brulee, Coreopsis 'Crembru'


Incredibly floriferous, Coreopsis verticillata Creme Brulee (Threadleaf Coreopsis) is a vigorous, bushy perennial forming a spreading mound of very delicate, finely divided foliage. Loads of brilliant creamy daisies, 1 in. across (2.5 cm), are produced from early to late summer, adding bright color in the landscape. Easy to grow, tolerant of heat and humidity, this Threadleaf Coreopsis is perfect for sunny perennial borders, mass plantings or patio containers. As an added bonus, one plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets all summer long.

  • Grows up to 16-20 in. tall (40-50 cm) and 35 in. wide (88 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Tolerates poor soils and is drought tolerant once established.
  • Easy to grow, this Coreopsis is a favorite of bees and butterflies but is ignored by deer.
  • Very versatile, it is a welcomed addition to beds and borders, cottage gardens and does great in containers. Effective as an accent plant and spectacular in mass plantings.
  • No serious pest or disease issues. Keep an eye on slugs, snails or powdery mildew.
  • Deadhead to prolong flowering then cut right back in late autumn
  • Propagate by division in early spring or root basal cuttings in spring

Coreopsis, commonly known as Tickseed, are a favorite of many gardeners thanks to the bright colors of their flowers and their ability to put up with most garden soils. There are over 100 species available and countless hybrids. Most of them are low maintenance, drought tolerant and enjoy long blooming seasons. Workhorse perennials in the sunny borders, they make excellent cut flowers.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Coreopsis
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Coreopsis
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage

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