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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Other names

Tickseed 'Moonbeam'

Genus

Coreopsis Coreopsis

Variety or Cultivar

'Moonbeam' _ 'Moonbeam' is an herbaceous perennial with a mound of dark-green, divided foliage. From mid-summer to early autumn, it is covered with large, cheery, pale-yellow, daisy-like flowers which are loved by bees.


Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact

Flower

Pale-yellow in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs Snails , Slugs

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m 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

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Other names

Tickseed 'Moonbeam'

Genus

Coreopsis Coreopsis

Variety or Cultivar

'Moonbeam' _ 'Moonbeam' is an herbaceous perennial with a mound of dark-green, divided foliage. From mid-summer to early autumn, it is covered with large, cheery, pale-yellow, daisy-like flowers which are loved by bees.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact


Colour

Flower

Pale-yellow in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m 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

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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Coreopsis 'Moonbeam' short lived?

I've been read that Coreopsis 'Moonbeam' is often short lived (2yrs) because it flowers so profusely it wears itself out. Has anyone experienced this? I've never had any success growing coreopsis… read more

Coreopsis 'Moonbeam' sterile cultivar?

I've read this cultivar is sterile but the how to care guide talks about sewing seed. Can you confirm if seed will germinate or not. Thanks read more

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