A vigorous threadleaf variety with dramatic flower color. Big yellow flowers have a beautiful ring of burgundy around the crown that bleeds down the petal tips, becoming the dominant color in fall. This prolific bloomer adds fantastic color to beds, tall borders, containers and hanging baskets. An herbaceous perennial.
Common Name: Route 66 Tickseed
Botanical Name: Coreopsis verticillata 'Route 66' Plant Patent #20,609
Watering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Botanical Pronunciation:kor-ee-OP-sis ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh
Growth habit:Rounded, Spreading
Average landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 24 to 28 in. tall, 24 in. wide.
Special features:Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Pet Friendly, Waterwise
Blooms:Midsummer through Fall
Flower color:Red & Yellow
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Garden styleCottage, Rustic