Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf Tickseed)

Bright yellow petals around a deeper yellow centre sport bright green foliage of wide basal leaves with thinner stem leaves  Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring through early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low Moisture
Native to Native

Masses of double deep red-orange flowers open around a bright papaya-orange pom-pom centre. Once fully bloomed they resemble puffballs and grow tall above deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid- to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Ruffled yellow petals with a burgundy eye and yellow-green throat rise high above full green foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid-summer
2.75 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Tetraploid
Extended Bloom
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Dormant
Salt tolerant

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Cream-coloured feathery plumes emerge high above dark green, finely textured foliage. The foliage, if left to grow tall, provides winter interest and can be used as shading or screening. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late summer to winter
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
5 ft tall x 5 ft spread
Salt tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts birds 

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(Sugar Buzz® Series) This perennial features dark burgundy buds topped with magenta flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Spikes of deep violet blue-purple grow in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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Spikes of bright white flowers grow in a dense habit, along with deep green ribbed foliage that trails halfway up the stems to meet the blooms. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- to late summer
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Tubular, fluted golden yellow rays open around a darker yellow centre disk. Foliage of upright stems and dark green leaves forms a compact mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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(Big Bang™ Series) Velvety wine red blooms centered with a butter-yellow button sit on stems cover bright green, slightly textured foliage, Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
1.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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