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Plant Facts
Common Name: Threadleaf Coreopsis
Botanical Name: Coreopsis verticillata
Nativity: North America/ Southeaster US
Hardiness Zone: 3-9
Type: Shrub
Size: Height: 3′, width: 1.5′

Aesthetic Traits
Plant Form: Rounded
Foliage Color: Medium green
Seasonal Features:
Fall Color: n/a
Winter Form:
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Late summer – early fall
Fruit Color:

Ecological Traits
Light: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained loam, sand, clay
Soil Moisture: Medium
Urban Tolerances: Somewhat salt tolerant, drought tolerant
Wildlife Value: Bees, butterflies

Installation & Maintenance Notes
Will naturalize, possibly aggressively.  Shear back by 2/3rds after initial bloom for new buds


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