Coreopsis auriculata Leading Lady (TM) ‘Sophia’

(Sophia Tickseed)


$9.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

The Leading Lady™ Series was bred to flower earlier, be floriferous blooming all summer, be cold and heat tolerant and mildew resistant. The series is characterized as “strong Coreopsis breeding, with first year flowering on hardy plants”. This selection named after Sophia Loren is one of four in the series and features masses of large, showy, yellow flowers with tubular petals

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Description

Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils with good drainage. Tolerant of heat, humidity and drought. Prompt deadheading of spent flower stalks encourages additional bloom.

Additional information

Common Name

Sophia Tickseed

Botanical Name

Coreopsis auriculata 'Sophia'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

1.5 to 2 ft.

Width

12 to 16"

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

late spring to fall

Flower Color

yellow

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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