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Perennial coreopsis and its cultivation


Coreopsis perennial refers to sun-loving plants, but at the same time it tolerates light partial shade well for a short time. Providing the necessary conditions for it, you can enjoy its luxurious flowering throughout the summer.

Coreopsis, cultivation which will not be difficult even for a beginner, is considered a frost-resistant and drought-resistant representative of the flora. As for the soil, it should be light.

Watering is necessary regularly, especially in hot weather. In its absence, the flowering intensity can significantly decrease. If you notice that some flower stalks have already faded, they need to be cut off so that many new ones grow in their place.

Coreopsis and its varieties

Considering coreopsis photo, we can say that most varieties of this plant differ not only in the type of their flowers, but also in their height. Hence, coreopsis are represented by dwarf and tall varieties.

For instance, Coreopsis large-flowered grows up to a meter in height. Moreover, it differs in large yellow inflorescences. The first flowers bloom in July, and the flowering itself continues until the onset of the very first cold weather.

And here vertex coreopsis has inflorescences in the form of "stars". It blooms from June to August.

If you want to see continuous flowering on your site, you can combine several varieties of coreopsis.

In late autumn, the coreopsis shoots should be cut at the root. This flower propagates both with the help of seeds and in a vegetative way (by dividing the bushes in autumn or spring).


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