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Coreopsis tripteris 'Gold Standard'
Common Name: tall tickseed
This accession of C. tripteris was collected by Mt. Cuba Center in the wild and shows better garden performance than the straight species. This plant is approximately 1’ shorter and blooms for an additional six weeks. The flowers were also born on shorter, secondary growth. This characteristic distributed the floral display throughout the entire plant rather than solely at the top.
The cultivar name of 'Gold Standard' was assigned at the completion of the trial due to this selections superior performance compared to the straight species. Mt. Cuba Center Coreopsis Trial 2015
Height: 5-6 ft
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8