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Herbaceous Perennial

Coreopsis 'Limerock Passion'PBR

tickseed 'Limerock Passion'

A compact, bushy perennial often grown as an annual, to around 40cm high, with finely divided dark green leaves. Free-flowering, with masses of daisy-like, lavender-pink flowers from early to late summer

Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
1–2 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Purple Pink Green
Autumn Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Coreopsis can be annuals or perennials, with paired, simple, palmate or pinnately divided leaves and long-stalked, daisy-like flower-heads

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Thrives in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun, but will tolerate some light shade. May need winter protection, often grown as an annual in areas prone to cold winters

Propagation

Propagate by division or by basal root cuttings in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Patio and container plants
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Bedding
Pruning

Deadhead to promote further flowering

Pests

May be susceptible to slugs and snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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