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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sonnenkind' (Tickseed 'Sonnenkind')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sonnenkind'

Other names: Tickseed 'Sonnenkind', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Baby Gold', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Babygold', Coreopsis lanceolata 'Baby Gold', Coreopsis lanceolata 'Sonnenkind'

Genus: Coreopsis Coreopsis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sonnenkind' _ 'Sonnenkind' is a lovely, long-flowering, yellow-brown tickseed flowering throughout summer.


Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sonnenkind' is: Deciduous

Flower: Dark-yellow, Brown in Summer; Dark-yellow, Brown in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Mat Forming, Compact, Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Snails , Slugs Snails , Slugs

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering to encourage dense, compact growth. Cut right back in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sonnenkind' (Tickseed 'Sonnenkind') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Wildlife, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation: Prefers fertile, well-drained soil in full or part sun.

Soil type: Sandy, Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sonnenkind'

Other names: Tickseed 'Sonnenkind', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Baby Gold', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Babygold', Coreopsis lanceolata 'Baby Gold', Coreopsis lanceolata 'Sonnenkind'

Genus: Coreopsis Coreopsis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sonnenkind' _ 'Sonnenkind' is a lovely, long-flowering, yellow-brown tickseed flowering throughout summer.


Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sonnenkind' is: Deciduous

Flower: Dark-yellow, Brown in Summer; Dark-yellow, Brown in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Mat Forming, Compact, Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Snails , Slugs

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering to encourage dense, compact growth. Cut right back in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sonnenkind' (Tickseed 'Sonnenkind') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Wildlife, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation: Prefers fertile, well-drained soil in full or part sun.

Soil type: Sandy, Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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