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Products > Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray'
 
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray' - Coreopsis

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflowers)
Origin: Great Plains (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: < 0 F
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray' (Coreopsis) - This semi-deciduous perennial (evergreen in southern California) produces mounds of bright green lobed leaves to nearly a foot tall by up to 3 feet wide. Golden yellow flowers are held on stalks to 18 inches tall from April through most of the summer. Plant in sun with moderate to ocassional irrigation. This is a selection of a very hardy plant native to the Great Plains of North America so it should prove hardy to well below 0 F . 'Sunray' was the first perennial ever to win the European Fleuroselect Award in 1980. As with many perennials this plant will benefit from being divided and reset in the fall every one to two years. Cut back plants in mid winter in mild climates.  This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We also try to incorporate comments received from others and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray'.