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Coreopsis auriculata ‘Elfin Gold’
Mouse-ear Coreopsis
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Zone 4 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Tuft
1.165.600

A compact strain of the Maysville Daisy, perfect for edging a sunny border or in the rock garden. It forms a small tuft or mound of leathery green leaves, bearing bright golden-yellow single daisies in late spring and early summer. Remove faded flowers to encourage repeat blooming. Dislikes drying out. Tolerates hot, humid summers. Easily divided in either spring or fall. This is a compact form of a wildflower native to the southern USA. Attractive to butterflies.


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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type
  Loamy
  Sandy
  Clay

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Average
  Moist

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  None

Rate of Spread
  Medium
Flower Colour
  Gold
  Yellow

Blooming Time
  Early Fall
  Early Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging

Flower Head Size
  Small

Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches

Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches


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