Plant Details: Mouse-ear coreopsis
5 - 8
This under used delightful native species deserves a place in every sunny or woodland garden. Its leaves have soft fuzzy hairs that are persist into late winter. 1.5 - 2" yellow flowers appear over a long period of time from mid spring through early summer. It will repeat flowering if dead headed though this practice is not necessary to keep it attractive through out the season. The foliage of this little charmering Coreopsis is dark green and is kept in a compact habit. Coreopsis auriculata grows best in well drained rich soils in full sun to shade. This wonderful native is very drought tolerate and needs no care to keep the foliage looking nice through out summer. This dwarf Coreopsis is a very well behaved grower, spreading slowly to form low growing colonies of nearly evergreen foliage. A great ground cover most of the year with bright yellow flowers in mid spring. Maximum size is 10"High at flowering and colonizing to 3' Wide.
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