American Dream Coreopsis

$ 2.25

Native to North America, this low-spreading grower has beautiful cool-pink daisy flowers and lime green, light and airy foliage. Blooms throughout summer and offers a multitude of benefits to gardeners, repels deer and rabbits, draws in native pollinators, spreads naturally in cottage, native, and meadow-type gardens, and even approves of being grown in planters and containers. Grows to 10-15” Zones 4-9. 

100 seeds



Coreopsis rosea

Perennial, zones 4-9

Germination: 7-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-75 ºF soil temperatures. Transplant after the last frost date, 12-18” apart.

Sowing Outdoors:  Direct sow outdoors after the last frost date

Growth Habit: Mounding, spreading

Height and Width: 10-15” x 18-24”  

Spacing: 12-18” apart

Light Needs: Full sun

Soil Needs: Loamy, rocky to average, well-drained 

Approximate days to flower from seed: Blooms start in the early summer of the second year but often blooms the first season when start early indoors. 

Uses:  Cut flowers, flower beds, borders, and cottage gardens, containers and planters, rock gardens, deer and rabbit resistant, attracts beneficials

Care: Low maintenance, minimal care required, drought-tolerant. Cut back stems as the blooms fade, this encourages more flower production.