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

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

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Soil pH

Soil Moisture

Care Level

Foot Traffic

Rate of Spread
Flower Colour

Blooming Time
  Early Fall
  Early Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

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

Flower Head Size

   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches

   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches

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