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Calliopsis in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Coreopsis tinctoria

 

Calliopsis

Coreopsis can be either annuals or short lived perennials, depending on the variety. Mound forming with thin green leaves, sporting masses of flowers in summer. A sun-loving, drought-tolerant plant which attracts flying insects. Varieties of Coreopsis vary in height from .45m to 1.3m in height and the dwarf forms grow 10 only 15 - 30cm.

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plant Features
  • Calliopsis likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Calliopsis likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Calliopsis is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Calliopsis likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Calliopsis

Latin name

Coreopsis tinctoria

type

Flowering plant

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.5 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Calliopsis likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Calliopsis is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Calliopsis likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Calliopsis likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Calliopsis is 0.80meters x 1.00meters 0.80 M 1.00 M

Coreopsis tinctoria

Coreopsis can be either annuals or short lived perennials, depending on the variety. Mound forming with thin green leaves, sporting masses of flowers in summer. A sun-loving, drought-tolerant plant which attracts flying insects. Varieties of Coreopsis vary in height from .45m to 1.3m in height and the dwarf forms grow 10 only 15 - 30cm.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Mid Autumn

Masses of flowers in shades of yellow, pinks, reds, oranges white and bi-coloured.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seeds in early spring directly into flowering position. Dig compost into the soil first.

 

Planting out Spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants into flowering position in Mach digging in a little fertilizer into the soil first.

 
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