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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.6m
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 a compact, mound-forming, deciduous perennial with finely-divided, dark green leaves and single, light yellow, daisy-like flower heads in summer.


Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Pale-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs Snails , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut to the base in late autumn.

Propagation

A sterile cultivar, 'Moonbeam' will not produce viable seed.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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Where to grow

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Easily tolerates poor, sandy or rocky soil. Tolerates heat, humidity, and drought. May spread aggressively by rhizomes in ideal growing conditions.

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 a compact, mound-forming, deciduous perennial with finely-divided, dark green leaves and single, light yellow, daisy-like flower heads in summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut to the base in late autumn.

Propagation

A sterile cultivar, 'Moonbeam' will not produce viable seed.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' (Tickseed 'Moonbeam') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Easily tolerates poor, sandy or rocky soil. Tolerates heat, humidity, and drought. May spread aggressively by rhizomes in ideal growing conditions.

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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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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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