Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'
Easy-to-grow members of the sunflower family yielding a profusion of yellow, orange, maroon, or reddish flowers. Deadhead for longer bloom; use hedge shears to remove large numbers of spent blooms. Both annual and perennial kinds are easy to propagate—annuals from seed sown in place or in pots, perennials from seed or division. Plants tend to self-sow; seeds attract birds.
The species listed here are from the eastern and southern U.S. unless otherwise noted.
To 2 1/2–3 ft. tall and half as broad. Many erect or slightly leaning stems carry many whorls of finely divided, very narrow leaves. Bright yellow, 2-in. daisies are freely borne at stem tips over along bloom season—from summer through autumn. One of the most tolerant of drought and neglect.
To about 1 ft. tall, with golden yellow flowers.
A climber with red and white flowers. Grows 10-14 ft. high and wide.
Native to Europe and Asia, this salad vegetable is grown for its thick, crunchy stalks.
Longtime favorites for colorful, round flowers, typically in summer and early fall. These are hotweath...