Coreopsis Early Sunrise Coreopsis Early Sunrise Coreopsis Early Sunrise
Coreopsis Early Sunrise
Coreopsis Early Sunrise
Coreopsis Early Sunrise

Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise'

Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
RHS Garden Merit
RHS Perfect Pollinators
  • Stunning golden yellow double blooms to give your garden a sunshine glow!
  • Adored by bees, butterflies and a host of other pollinating insects.
  • Easy to grow and drought tolerant, with a long flowering season for a succession of gorgeous blooms.
  • Perfect for the front of a mixed border or in patio pots.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting, growing to a height and spread of 50cm.
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Product Description

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.

What Is Supplied

Item 560774 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting, growing to a height and spread of 50cm.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Deadhead plants regularly to keep them blooming through the summer.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for Coreopsis

  • Grow in full sun in soil that drains well.
  • Before planting, prepare the soil by digging over and removing any weeds.
  • Individually knock out each plant from its container. Look at the roots – if they are circling around the compost, it is best to tease them out. To do this, push your fingers into the rootball along the bottom edge and pull. Do this in a couple of places. This should encourage the roots to spread into the surrounding soil.
  • Next use a trowel or spade to create a hole just deep and wide enough to set in the rootball.
  • The aim is to bury just the roots, leaving the bases of the stems (when in growth in summer) or the shoots (in spring) above ground.
  • Firm back around the soil, using your hand for small clumps and your heel on larger areas.
  • Water in well to settle the soil and prevent desiccation.

Aftercare Advice for your Tickseed

  • Coreopsis will need regular water when first planted until they are established. After that, they are quite drought tolerant.

Pruning Advice for Coreopsis

  • Deadheading will keep the plants blooming throughout the summer.
    Leave the stems on the plants for autumn and winter interest, before tiding up in late winter.
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
50cm
50cm
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Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise'
Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise'
9cm Pot
Item: 560774
Only £4.99