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Coreopsis Starlight (Tickseed)

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(Li’l Bang™ Series) Large white flowers with a burgundy eye that grows larger in cooler temperatures sit atop thin stems and mid-green mildew resistant foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP28005

Petals that fade from hot pink to lime green radiate from a bronze cone and bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

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

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Pale creamy yellow petals with a raspberry red eye and 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
1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Extended Bloom
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Dormant
Diploid

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Silvery plumes emerge high above foliage of coarse, dark green blades striped down the middle with creamy white. The plumes turn a striking coral-pink hue in late summer, while the foliage fades to a copper tone once fall arrives. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late summer to winter
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
6-7 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone 

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This perennial features dark burgundy buds topped with bright wine red flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Spikes of rose pink flowers on burgundy calyces grow on luminous, dark purple stems in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic lanceolate foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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

Blooms mid- to late summer
0.5 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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Bright pink petals surround a yellow centre and sit atop thin wiry stems with foliage resembling grassy leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Bright gold star-like blooms with fiery red centres grow high atop tall thin stems adorned with deep green fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Drought tolerant

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