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Coreopsis alpina 'Alba'
fc: white
so: Arrowhead Alpines, PO Box 857, Fowlerville, MI 48836 ($2.00 catalog)

Coreopsis auriculata 'Golden Star'
fc: rays golden, marked crimson at the base
ft: rays fringed
prop: seed strain

Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'
ht: 6-8 in. becoming up to 12 in. in bloom
ha: low spreading groundcover - mounded at first
fc: rays amber-orange
eval: probably the best dwarf, orange-flowered herbaceous perennial in existance.

Coreopsis auriculata 'Superba'
fc: disk flowers orange-brown, contrasting well

Coreopsis 'Creme Brulee' (7/3)
ht: 18-24 in.
fc: dark rich yellow, reminding some of the famous dessert.
so: Native Sons (online catalog 2003)

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Baby Sun'
ht: 12-20 in.
fc: rays golden yellow

'Coreopsis grandiflora 'Badengold'
ht: 24 in.
ft: single
fc: yellow
ch: 4
so:
Andre Viette

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Domino'
ha: dwarf
ht: 15 in.
fc: golden with blackish center
in: Holland
so: Busse Gardens 1-800-544-3192

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'
ha: compact and mounded at first
ht: 20 in.
fc:bright yellow
ft: semi-double to double
fd: 2.0 in.
bt: starts 3-4 weeks before most semi-double clones
aw: All-America Selections
aw: Fleuroselect
prop: blooms first year from seed.
so: Busse Gardens 1-800-544-3192

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Flying Saucers' ('Walcoreop')
ha: compact
ht: 15-20 in. tall x 16 in. wide
fc: golden yellow
ft: single
bt: summer to frost in most areas - longer than most clones
ch: 5
pat: US# 10299
ns: we have seen this name in the UK used under C. auriculata for an orange-rayed plant.
so:
description
photo (Plant Haven)

so:
source (Roslyn Nursery)
so:
source (Willow Pond Nursery)
ph:
photo (Penn State Hort. Trial Garden)

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Goldfink'
ht: 9 in.
fd: 2-3 in.
fc: bright and deep yellow
bt: long season - usually until frost
aw: Fleuroselect
ch: 4
so:
Wayside Gardens

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Golden Plume'
ht: 30 in/
fc: rays yellow
ft: "double"

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Goldtaler'
ht: 20cm
ha: compact
fc: bright but dark golden yellow rays

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Heliot' (11/3)
ht: 35cm
ha: compact
fc: rays golden-yellow with red basal spot(s)
ft: single
fd: capitula 4-5cm wide
bt: blooms first year from seed
gen: diploid
in: Syngenta Seeds
aw: Fleuroselect Gold 2002

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Mayfield Giant'
ht: 36 in.
fc: yellow
ft: single
lu: uusually tall but produces long stems for cutting

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Newgold'
ht: 30 in.
fc: rays yellow
ft: "double"

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Rotkelchem' ('Rubythroat')
ht: 12 in.
ha: dwarf
fc: rays yellow with rust-red eye
ft: semi-double.

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Schnittgold'
ht: 80cm
fd: larger diameter head

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunburst'
ht: 30 in.
fc: rays golden yellow
ft: semi-double

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunchild'
ht: 12 in. - dwarf
fc: rays yellow with maroon blotch

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray'
ht: 20 in.
ha: compact and strong
ft: double and semi-double
fc: deep yellow
so:
Wayside Gardens

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Tetra Risen'
so:
source (JDS Gardens)

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Variegata'
ht: 30cm
lc: white variegated

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Walcoreop' = 'Flying Saucers'

Coreopsis integrifolia
cn: Chipola River Coreopsis
ha: stoloniferous with short stems
ht: 12 in.
ls: cordiform (heart-like)
fc: bright yellow
bt: September-October (NC)
ch: 7
so:
Plant Delights
so: Woodlanders Inc. 803-648-7522

Coreopsis lanceolata 'Goldteppich'
ht: 14 in.
fc: golden yellow
so:
Andre Viette

Coreopsis lanceolata 'Rotkehlchen' = C. grandiflora cv.

Coreopsis lanceolata 'Ruth Kelchen'
ht: 12 in.
fc: golden yellow rays, red center
lc: dark green
ns: it is sometimes listed under C. rosea but with its gold rays this is not possible without
ns: hybridization.
so:
source (Wayside Gardens)
SO:
source (Sugar Creek Gardens)

Coreopsis lanceolata 'Sterntaler'
ht: 24 in.
ft: double
fc: golden yellow rays, brown center
so:
Andre Viette

'Limerock Passion' - click image
Trial Gardens, Park Seed Co., Greenwood SC USA. July 2004.

Coreopsis 'Limerock Passion' (7/3)
ht: 18 in.
fc: pinkish-lavender with yellow disk center. Early reports note the breakthrough
fc: color but some tells us it looks washed out in their hot sun. Perhaps a tad of shade would be best for
fc: trials in hotter areas.
or: sport of 'Limerock Ruby' and a paler version of it
so: Native Sons (online catalog 2003)

'Limerock Ruby' - click image to enlarge
Atlanta Botanical Garden. July 2003. Not all plants in gardens are this large and full. I'd recommend at least 3-4 plants of it to get a similar density and color saturation.

Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby' (1/02)
ht: 18-22 in. tall x 32-36 in. wide
ha: upright-mounded to spreading
fc: rays ruby red with yellow disk centers. There is something less than clear red here when viewed
fc: up close. The red pigments appear to have a dense yellow undercoat that sometimes shows through.
fq: floriferous
fd: heads 1.5 in. wide
ch: 4
pr: Blooms of Bressingham UK
in:
Blooms of Bressingham North America 2002
li: American Nurseryman 194(12): 28

Coreopsis palmata
cn: Prairie Coreopsis
ha: rhizomatous
ht: 2.5-3.0 ft.
fc: yellow
ch: 4
so: Woodlanders Inc. 803-648-7522

Coreopsis pubescens 'Sunshine Superman' (2/5)
ht: 25cm tall x 25cm wide
fc: rays light golden-yelllow, disk orange
bt: June-September
ls: lanceolate
ll: 2.5cm
geo: species is native to SE USA
so, in, or: Jelitto.com (online catalog 2005), own introduction 2005

Coreopsis pulchra
ha: similar to C. verticillata
fc: yellow with red eye
so: Woodlanders Inc. 803-648-7522

Coreopsis rosea 'Alba'
ht: 12-24 in.
fc: rays white, faintly tinged pink, contrasting nicely when interplanted with
fc: species or one of the pink cultivars.
fd: 0.75 in. - small and refined
so:
Forest Farm

'American Dream' - click image
Trial Gardens, Park Seeds, Greenwood SC USA. July 2004.

Coreopsis rosea 'American Dream'
ha: spreading
ht: 12-24 in. - variable with climate and culture
fc: rich pink, in hot summers it tends to be a light pink
fd: heads 0.5-1.0 in. - very small but hopefully (and not always) the quantity wlll give compensation
so:
source (Silk Purse Farm)
so:
source
photo (Thompson and Morgan)


Coreopsis rosea 'Nana'
ht: 6 in. - dwarf, about half the species' potential

'Sweet Dreams' - click image
Trial Gardens, Park Seeds, Greenwood SC USA. July 2004.

Coreopsis rosea 'Sweet Dreams'
ht: 18-24 in.
ha: more upright than species typical
fc: dark reddish-pink, tipped white, having an overall look of light pink to rose-white with a dark violet-red eye.
pat: PPAF
so:
Forest Farm

Coreopsis 'Tequila Sunrise'
ht: 14-16 in. - shorter
ls: narrowly lanceolate
lc: olive green with irregular wide yellow to cream edge
fc: yellow with reddish eye - color best in spring. Ages to more brownish-red
ft: single
ch: 5
in: Wayside Gardens, SC USA
pat: US# 9875
eval: pretty plant, best effect in the spring and must be in the foreground. Not effective from any
eval: distance.
so:
Wayside Gardens

Coreopsis verticillata 'Golden Gain' ('Golden Gain Dwarf')
ha: compact, clump-forming, more uniform
ht: 16-18 in. - resembles a larger 'Zabreb'
fc: dark yellow
pat: patented
or: Bressingham Gardens, UK
so:
photo (Penn State Hort. Trial Garden)
so:
source
photo (Blooms of Bressingham)


Coreopsis verticillata 'Golden Showers'
ht: 18 in.
fc: medium yellow
fq: more abundant than species typical
or: Hesse, Germany
so:
Andre Viette

Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora'
ht: 24 in.
fc: bright yellow
fd: larger diameter than species typical
rai: greater size useful for cut flower - unlike the dwarfer clones
ns: G.S. Thomas lists it as a synonym of 'Golden Showers'. In the US at least they are different.

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
ht: 18-20 in.
fc: pale yellow - contrasting well with a dark leaf
lc: dark green

Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'
ht: 8-14 in.
ha: more compact, dense but can grow large in some warm climates
fc: darker yellow
bt: starts later than most other cultivars in some areas