Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’

threadleaf coreopsis

  • © Rick Peterson / Great Plant Picks

  • © Rick Peterson / Great Plant Picks

  • © Joy Creek Nursery

Outstanding Qualities

With bright golden yellow, star-like flowers that sit atop lacey, delicate looking thread-like green foliage, Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’ is a cultivar that stands the test of time. The flowers are abundant and bloom continuously throughout the entire summer. This perennial is tough, reliable and completely hardy for our region. Removal of the dead blossoms encourages longer blooming and healthier flowers.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: perennial

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 1 ft. 0 in. (0.30 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 6 in. (0.46 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 9

Flower Color: yellow

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun

Water Requirements: regular watering

Wildlife Associations: bees

Resistant to: deer

Colors & Combos

Great Color Contrasts: violet, purple, red

Great Color Partners: yellow, gold, orange

Culture Notes
This threadleaf coreopsis grows best in full sun and well-drained soils, although it will tolerate sandy locations or clay. Regular summer watering will encourage flowering over a long season.