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Coreopsis auriculata ‘Elfin Gold’


Mouse-ear Coreopsis

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 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.

Further details for
Coreopsis auriculata ‘Elfin Gold’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Gold
  Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Coreopsis auriculata ‘Elfin Gold’


Mouse-ear Coreopsis

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 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.

Further details for
Coreopsis auriculata ‘Elfin Gold’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Gold
  Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.