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Coreopsis X Route 66
Coreopsis X Route 66

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Our Price: $7.95
ZONE: 4 - 9
EXPOSURE: 24"H x 24"S
SIZE: Full Sun
BLOOM: Yellow/Burgundy, Summer - Fall

Availability: Spring 2020

Description Briscoe's Tips

Coreopsis X Route 66 Plants

Threadleaf Coreopsis (coreopsis hybrid 'Route 66')

'Route 66' features large, bold, bicolor daisy like blooms. A vibrant burgundy center which also bleeds out to the edge of the yellow petals. Narrow deep green foliage forms many uniform clumps. It is an easy grower and has proven reliable to survive zones as cold as 5. The plants produces vigorous blooms 2 inch in size. This is a great plants for beginners as it is very easy to maintain. Attracts butterflies!

The genus name comes from the Greek words koris meaning bug and opsis meaning like in reference to the shape of the seed which looks like a bug or tick.

Coreopsis or nicknamed Tickweed - Route 66, grows best in full sun and prefers well drained soil. Can tolerate dry conditions once plant is established. Cut back in late summer to encourage regrowth and rebloom. This showy plant will bloom from early summer through the late summer giving you color all season long!

Zones: 5 - 9

Size: 24"H x 24"W

Light: Full Sun

Bloom: Burgundy, Yellow, Early to Late Summer

Uses: Wonderful in Cottage, Wild or Formal Gardens. Works well in containers.

Tips: Grows well in full sun but will tolerate partial shade. Prefers moderate moist, well drained soil. Once established, can tolerate dry conditions. Cut back in late summer for regrowth and rebloom. Works well in sandy to rocky soils

Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Already Blooming profusely June 25, 2018
Reviewer: Larry Croft from Martinez, GA United States  
Plant arrived carefully packed and very healthy. Excellent website for gardeners of all experience levels. Received personal attention and excellent communication from grower.

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5 of 5 Love it June 19, 2017
Reviewer: Kathy Daniel from Slaughters, KY United States  
Haven't been able to put this beauty in the ground yet, but it is already blooming and it is breathtaking!!!  Everything I have bought from this company arrives in great shape and is just simply perfect!!!

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