Coreopsis x 'Red Elf'

Li'l Bang™ Red Elf Tickseed

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Red Elf Tickseed is a compact mounding perennial with narrow bright green foliage.  Deep burgundy daisy-like flowers with bright yellow centers bloom continuously from summer into fall.  Prefers full sun and dry to medium well-drained soil.  Drought, humidity, and road salt tolerance. 

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

0.5' - 1'

Spread:  

0.5’ - 1.5'

Spacing: 

1’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

Red

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Can be an aggressive self-seeder- deadhead in spring to encourage extended bloom and prevent spreading.  Crown rot may occur in moist, poorly-drained soils.  Foliage decline may occur in hot summers if the soil is allowed to dry out.  Snails and slugs can be a problem.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasRock GardensFoundational Plantings.

COMPANION PLANTS: Switch GrassConeflowerAvens

IMAGE: Photo by Proven Winners, Red Elf Tickseed

 

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