Coreopsis X Route 66

Zones: 4-9
Exposure: Full to Part Sun
Mature Size: 24"H x 24"S
Bloom: Yellow, Red, Summer - Fall
Pot Size: 3.25”
Availability: Order NOW... SHIPS in Spring!

Minimum Order - ANY TWO plants

Product Features

  • Deer Resistant
  • Pollinator
  • Cut
  • Butterfly
  • Drought
  • Native
  • 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!

  • Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis hybrid 'Route 66')

    Characteristics:Very easy grower! Is also deer resisitant and attracts butterflies!

    Light:Full to Part Sun

    Water:Give Coreopsis a good watering when dry to the touch

    Soil:Moderate moist - well drained soil

    Use:Coreopsis looks great in containers as well as Cottage, Wild and Formal Gardens.Great cutting flowers.

    Extras:This Coreopsis variety is a reliable plant for colder zones as low as 5.

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