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 another alternative name of threadleaf, while their more common name, 'tickseed,' refers to the seeds which are said to resemble ticks and these 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 their keep in a sunny flower border, rewarding you with plenty of flowers for very little effort on your behalf.
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 mixed container – versatile and easy.
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting.
Planting Advice for Coreopsis
Aftercare Advice for your Tickseed
Pruning Advice for Coreopsis