Common Name: Giant Coreopsis
Growth Habit: Woody herbaceous summer-deciduous perennial. The thickened trunk reaches 4-6 feet and supports lush green foliage contrasting to bright yellow daisy-like flowers from late winter to mid-spring.
Cultural Requirements: They require well-drained soils with little to no water in the summer. Hardy down to about 25 degrees Fahrenheit it prefers full sun and coastal conditions.
Features/Uses: Unique in form, the Giant Coreopsis should be planted with other plants that have the same low summer water requirements.
Bloom Time: Late winter to early spring
Where in the Garden: California Gardenscapes
Giant Coreopsis Dormant
Photos: Rachel Cobb