Coreopsis auriculata nana Elfin Gold description
Rich golden flowers with a distinctive eye.
It’s biggest display is in late spring, then gets less through the summer and into early autumn.
Trimming off old flower stems will create more blooms.
The evergreen foliage turns a bronze colour in colder weather.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the middle of a border, Cottage Garden, or by a patio. and it is reliable in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Common name: Maysville Daisy.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will pad out the middle of a flower border.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil and clay soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
If it’s looking untidy give it a trim and it will prolong the flowering period.
Size of plant:
Height 40 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.
Buy perennials online for your container, raised bed, patio and borders.