Family: Asteraceae

Scientific Name: Coreopsis verticillata Zagreb

Common Name: Zagreb Coreopsis


Zagreb Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata) A compact upright Coreopsis with yellow flowers.

Plant TypePerennials Hardy, Site author's observations
Hardiness Zone3-9
Moistureaverage, tolerates some dryness
Soil & Siteaverage, tolerates poor, well drained soils, never soggy wet soils
Flowersoccur singly in loose clusters (cymes), deep yellow, daisy-like
Leavesthin, thread-like, palmately divided
Dimensions1-1.5 feet tall in dense bushy clumps
Maintenancea light shearing to remove dead flowers, because of the volume of flowers deadheading can be a tedious process
Propagationcuttings, division
Misc FactsCoreopsis is derived from Greek corio-(bug)and -opsis (likeness) components with reference to the appearance of the seed.( syn Calliopsis tinctoria
Author's NotesI have found this to be a compact hardy plant.
Notes & Reference#04-Herbaceous Perennial Plants (Allan Armitage), #40-Herbaceous Ornamental Plants (Steven Stills)
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