So appropriately named, ‘Early Sunrise’ produces wonderful double sunshine yellow flowers on tall, slender stems above compact mounds of dense thread-like feathery foliage, which gives them the alternative name of ‘threadleaf’, while their more common name, 'tickseed,' refers to the seeds which resemble ticks and are a great favourite of garden finches.
Coreopsis is a naturally rugged prairie plant and ideally suited to today's low maintenance gardens. Easy to grow, drought tolerant, and long blooming, Coreopsis certainly earn its keep in a sunny flower border, rewarding you with an abundance of stunning flowers throughout summer and well into autumn.
Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come, and it’s also recommended by the RHS as a 'Plant for Pollinators', with flowers that are a favourite with butterflies and bees.
Compact and robust, it's definitely a plant for the front of the border or a patio container – versatile and easy.
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting, growing to a height and spread of 50cm (20in).
Planting Advice for Coreopsis
Aftercare Advice for your Tickseed
Pruning Advice for Coreopsis