Coreopsis verticillata 'Sweet Marmalade'

Common name: Tickseed

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USPP# 20702, PBR

Description

Stunning flowers of this variety open deep orange in spring, then mellow to soft apricot yellow into summer. Under very high temperatures, the color can become bright yellow. This Coreopsis is a sport of another popular Must Have Perennials variety, ‘Creme Brulee’. Bushy mounds of mid-green, narrow, linear foliage. Blooms summer into early autumn. From The Plantage, discovered by Yohei Hosogai of Nichen Company in Japan.

Uses & Attributes

Middle border, Container, Long blooming, Cut flower, Attracts butterflies and bees, Deer resistant

Size

  • Height: 12"/30cm (UK 18"/45cm)
  • Spread: 18"/46cm (UK 20"/51cm)
  • Habit: Mounded

Appearance

  • Blooming time: Summer, Autumn
  • Flower color: Orange, Yellow
  • Foliage color: Green