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Coreopsis 'Moonbeam' (photo credit: Missouri Botanical Garden)

Perennials

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Tickseed

'Moonbeam' is a real standout and old-fashioned favorite with its pale yellow flowers borne in great abundance above delicate, needlelike, compact foliage. Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam', a threadleaf coreopsis, seems to blend well with practically every color imaginable and flowers heavily from June through August, with repeat bloom till frost. This 1992 Perennial Plant of the Year is native to southeastern states.

Additional:

1992 Perennial Plant of the Year

Nectar source for the following butterflies--American Copper, Cabbage White, Common Buckeye, Eastern Tailed Blue, Gray Hairstreak, Pearl Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Red Admiral, Summer Azure, Viceroy

Tickseed Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Shear off spent blossoms regularly to promote re-blooming. Tolerant of heat, humidity and drought.

Height:

18-24 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Cut Flower
Mass Planting
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Border or Bed
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