Coreopsis 'Jethro Tull' PP18789
Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
| ||Common Name: Tickseed|
Common Name (Alternative): Coreopsis
A natural cross of 'Early Sunrise' and 'Zamfir', this selection exhibits the best characteristics of both: brilliant golden yellow flowers with fluted petals and a more compact habit. Many people see 'Jethro Tull' PP18789 as an improvement over 'Zamfir' since its petals are more consistently fluted and the plants are super floriferous, providing unbeatable color impact in the garden in early and midsummer.
Try pairing 'Jethro Tull' PP18789 with purple blooming perennials such as Salvia or Hardy Geranium.
Coreopsis is easy to grow, making it a good choice for beginners. One plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets nearly all summer long.
Intro Year: 2006
Breeder: ItSaul Plants
Introducer: ItSaul Plants
Parentage: 'Early Sunrise' x 'Zamfir'
Origin: Native Cultivar
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Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
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Sweet or Sour Soil?:
Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)
Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
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Coreopsis is native to North America. Therefore, it is easy to grow, thriving in any well-drained soil and full sun. Once established, it is rather drought tolerant.