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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Common Name: Thread-Leaved Tickseed Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
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A garden stalwart and Perennial Plant of the Year, 'Moonbeam' offers masses of pale lemon yellow flowers on feathery-textured foliage. Combines well with pastel shades, especially purple and mauve. Selected by the Perennial Plant Association as Perennial Plant of the Year 1992. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Dry, thin woods and open pinelands.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Aster x frikartii "'Monch'"
Aster x frikartii "'Monch'"
Geranium himalayense "'Plenum'"
Liatris spicata
Liatris spicata

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