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  1. 'Moonbeam' is a cultivar of the thread leaf coreopsis which is in the Asteraceae (daisy) family. This plant grows 1-3 feet tall with a similar spread and has many light yellow flowers all summer long. The seeds are sterile but the plant canl spread by rhizomes.

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    Taxonomy classifies Moonbeam coreopsis flowers as Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam,' the latter term being the cultivar name. The common name for this genus is \\"tickseed.\\" But the genus name is so familiar to the average gardener that it basically doubles as a common name; when used as an alternate common name, the first letter is not capitalized...

    Moonbeam coreopsis flowers are classified as herbaceous perennials. The plants are grouped in the aster family.

    Moonbeam coreopsis plants are one of the threadleaf varieties. Reaching 2 feet tall, these perennials bear clusters of light yellow, daisy-like blooms. The pale color of the blossoms probably accounts for the origin of the cultivar name. This bushy plant is valued for its long blooming period.

    Moonbeam coreopsis flowers can be grown in USDA plant hardiness zones 3-9. The genus is indigenous to North America. The plants are popular in border plantings. Their drought tolerance makes them candidates for rock gardens (if you need tall plants somewhere) and xeriscaping. The fact that they are long-blooming perennials makes them a reliable cho...

    These perennial flowers prefer full sun and well-drained soil. Once established, they are drought-tolerant perennials. They are also clay-tolerant, but they will truly thrive in loamy soil.

    Extend the blooming period for Moonbeam coreopsis flowers through deadheading. Gardeners often perform this operation on plants by pinching with their fingertips. But, as one Master Gardener notes, \\"Some of the smaller flowered varieties are difficult to deadhead and you may prefer to shear the plants, once the first flush of flowers fade. They wi...

    The word, \\"coreopsis,\\" which is the scientific name for the flower, derives from the Greek for \\"bug-like,\\" due to the resemblance that coreopsis seeds bear to ticks. Again, \\"tickseed\\" is the common name for coreopsis. But this is a case where the scientific name (coreopsis) is more commonly used than the common name (tickseed). Thus, for prac...

    • Coreopsis verticillata
    • 1.5 to 2 ft. tall and wide
    • Moonbeam coreopsis, tickseed
    • Perennial
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  4. Coreopsis can be either Annuals or short lived perennials, depending on the variety. Mound forming with thin green leaves, sporting masses of flowers in summer. A sun-loving, drought-tolerant plant which attracts flying insects. Varieties of Coreopsis vary in height from .45m to 1.3m in height and the dwarf forms grow 10 only 15 - 30cm.

  5. Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam is deciduous. Puts on quite a show with its airy, fine-textured, thread-like foliage and soft yellow blooms that last from Summer thru Fall. Moonbeam Coreopsis is tougher than it looks. Preferring well drained average to dry soil, it also tolerates poor soil, heat, humidity and drought once established.

  6. Coreopsis Moonbeam is vigorous hybrid Tickseed descended from native Thread Leaf Coreopsis. At just 12 to 18 inches with lovely lemon-yellow blooms, this is one of the most popular Coreopsis varieties. Moonbeam Tickseed is long-blooming and is in flower from early to late summer. This plant likes regular moisture and well-drained soil.

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