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Coreopsis gigantea

Giant Coreopsis.

Santa Margarita, CA
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One Gallon 0 $ 8.99
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Coreopsis gigantea, Giant Coreopsis, is a perennial to 4 feet. Giant Coreopsis looks like a tropical tree with 3 inch yellow daisies on top, and the dried lower leaves bending down to cover the trunk; a very different plant, not very tolerant of adobe or poor drainage. Kind of looks like a Dr. Seuss creation. Coreopsis gigantea grows in sand, and is cold tolerant to around 25 degrees F. Native to ocean cliffs and sand dunes San Luis Obispo county to Los Angeles . Very drought tolerant, do not over water. Syn. Leptosyne gigantea, Giant Tickseed.

Coreopsis gigantea tolerates sand.

Coreopsis gigantea's foliage color is silver and type is stressdeciduous.
Coreopsis gigantea's flower color is yellow.

Communities for Coreopsis gigantea:Coastal Sage Scrub and Coastal Strand.

ph: 5.00 to 7.00
usda: 10 to 10
height[m]: 0.60 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.10 to 0.20
rainfall[cm]: 35.00 to 77.00

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