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Coreopsis gigantea/Giant Coreopsis

Coreopsis gigantea / Coreopsis gigantea
Handsome planting in a botanical garden in Southern California
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Handsome planting in a botanical garden in Southern California

Close view of a large clump of the Giant Coreopsis

A clump beginning to flower

Close view of the daisy-like flower

Fine textured, fern-like foliage

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Scientific Name: Coreopsis gigantea
Common Name: Giant Coreopsis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Yellow, Orange
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This Giant Coreopsis produces lime-green, fern-like foliage and bright yellow flowers on tall woody stalks. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil. Performs especially well in Southern California near the Coast.