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Coreopsis verticillata Bengal Tiger (Threadleaf Coreopsis)

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)
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 25,345

(Big Sky™ Series) Blooms of butterscotch-yellow petals surrounding a golden-orange cone grow tall above deep green foliage of fuller, toothed leaves. 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 early to late summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Rich, bright red petals with a lighter red midrib sport a green throat and rise high above full evergreen 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 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Diploid
Rebloomer
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
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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This perennial features dark burgundy buds topped with vivid red flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 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 crisp white flowers grow on bright green 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
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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(Lil’ 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)
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Soft butter yellow, daisy-shaped blooms sport rich yellow centre disks and thin, green fern-like foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to late fall
2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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