Coreopsis Early Sunrise Coreopsis Grandiflora is a compact perennial native to North America. Growing from flower seeds Coreopsis Early Sunrise will bloom first year, and also commonly called Double Butter Daisy, Bigflower Coreopsis, and Largeflowered Tickseed this Coreopsis variety features attractive, deep-green foliage with leathery leaves and produces very showy, large, daisy-like, semi-double, golden-yellow flowers. Coreopsis Early Sunrise starts to bloom in late spring continuing to bloom abundantly all summer long and well into fall. The whole plant is covered by massive fragrant blossoms that attract butterfly and bees.
Coreopsis Early Sunrise is a superb border or container plant, and this flower looks outstanding in cottage or meadow gardens, and naturalized areas. Coreopsis Grandiflora seeds have to be kept moist until germination and the mature Coreopsis is drought tolerant plant that grows best in full sun thriving in poor sandy soil with dry to medium moisture and good drainage. Coreopsis Early Sunrise is an excellent cut flower.
Height: 18-24 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Medium, well-drained, pH 6.2-7.2
USDA Zones: 4-9
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 14-28 Days