Coreopsis Star Cluster Description
Coreopsis Star Cluster represents one of the best of the new drought tolerant groundcovers on the market today.
Originating from world-famous breeder, Darrell Probst who brings us this amazing new Coreopsis that doesn't know when to stop blooming!
Star Cluster forms a a spreading, neat clump of dark green foliage. Early summer bring on hundreds of prolific crisp daisy-like white flowers with a gold button center. Tidy petals have a pencil-thin outline of purple which compliment the dark purple eye.
Plants are tightly packed with lots of branching. Deer leave it along, but butterflies find it irresistible.
As temperatures warm, the purple color dissipates but returns during the cooler days of fall. Plants continue to bloom well into fall without the need for deadheading!
Coreopsis love full sun, good drainage and take the heat & drought effortlessly. Star Cluster has low water needs yet blooms up to 5 months. This sun loving drought proof perennial groundcover will help transform trouble spots in your garden with little effort.
Use as a groundcover to flow around other plants such as long-blooming red-flowered KnockOut Roses, easy to grow Ornamental Grasses; drought-proof Sedums!
Special Features: Blooms First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Everblooming, Fast Growing, Heat Tolerant, Long Blooming, Mildew Resistant, Pest Resistant,Rabbit Resistant, Reblooming
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- Botanical Name:
Coreopsis 'Star Cluster'
- Common Name:
Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed
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- Height x Width:
12-18"" X 12-15""
- Flower Color:
White with Purple
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Accent, Alpine and Rock,Container Gardening, Edging, Ground Cover, Massing, Slopes,Rock Garden, Slopes, Small Spaces, Underplanting,
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Ideas and How-to's
Recommended for You:
Soil: Plant in moist, well drained soil. Thrives in a wide range of soils.
Light: Full Sun
Water: Average to Moist. Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established. Watering may be reduced after establishment.
Spacing: 12-16 inches
Fertilizing: Seldom needs fertilizing if soil is good to average. On very poor soils, can feed lightly with a general purpose, or timed release fertilizer (such as "Osmocote"), before new growth begins in spring.
Winterizing: No special care needed. Remove spent foliage in spring before new growth appears.
Maintenance & Pruning: For repeated bloom, shear old flowers.
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