Prompt deadheading of spent flower stalks can be tedious for a large planting, but does tend to encourage additional bloom. Shearing plants in mid-summer (early August) when bloom usually tapers down will remove sprawling or unkempt foliage and will encourage additional fall bloom.

Plant Uses & Characteristics

  • ​​Height- 18-24 in.
  • ​Spread- 18-24 in.
  • Foliage Color- Green
  • Flower Color- Yellow/Red
  • Flowering Period- Summer-fall
  • Accent- Attractive to pollinators,  drought tolerant, deer tolerant.

Growing Conditions

  • Sun Exposure- Full sun
  • Hardiness zone- 4-9
  • Growth Rate-Fast

Coreopsis 'Route 66'

​Coreopsis verticillata 'Route 66'