Scientific Name: Coreopsis verticillata Form: Mounded
Common Name:threadleaf coreopsis, whorled tickseed Texture:Fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Dissected, Compound, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Rhomboidal, Other, Incised, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), Yellow, Aug- Sep- Jul- Jun
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Sep- Aug- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Summer interest, Cut flower or foliage, Container planting, Perennial border, Attract butterflies, Ground cover, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Leaves very fine, 3-parted, with each lobed leaflet deeply incised to form mostly 5 thread-like segments; flowers to 5 cm wide, with 8 petal-like, golden yellow to creamy white (cvs.) ray florets with notched tips.