Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina

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  • Product Info

    Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata)
    Aster Family
    Blooms: Yellow, 3-4 months, May-Aug
    Leaves: Rich green, thread-like leaves that whorl up the entire stalk, very airy
    Height: 1-2’
    Space: 1-2’
    Soil: Average-dry, tolerates poor soil
    Exposure:  Full Sun-Part sun
    Fauna: Bees, flies, butterflies, seeds for birds
    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 3-9
    Seeds: Small, dark achenes that disperse soon after ripe
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Piedmont & Sandhills, escaped from cultivation in the Mountains
    Provenance: VA, seed grown