Coreopsis Heaven's Gate

 

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Tickseed Heaven's Gate is a newer hybrid of the one pink species in the Coreopsis group. A great new beauty. PP#16016 (Coreopsis rosea)

Zones 5 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Native
Native
Extended Blooms
Extended Blooms
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 16-18" tall, 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 232PER
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Heaven's Gate is a particularly beautiful hybrid with rose pink petals that deepen in hue toward the center, and carry small flashes of gold. The plant grows only 18 inches tall.

North American Native Wildflowers: Our beautiful wild Coreopsis species, and how they've been improved. The Coreopsis group is one of the great gifts of North America to the plant world. Almost all the species of Coreopsis that the world now knows and loves are North American native wildflowers. The following ones are particularly famous, and all these are native over most of the eastern states.

Plains Coreopsis, C. tinctoria, also called Calliopsis, is a much-loved wild annual and is a mainstay of wildflower meadow seed mixtures. (See seed in our Wildflower Encyclopedia)
Lanceleaf Coreopsis, C. lanceolata is the famous perennial golden daisy that decorates fields over almost the whole east. (See seed in our Wildlfower Encyclopedia)
The Rosy Coreopsis, C. rosea is another wild perennial which is finer-leaved than Lanceleaf, and has been hybridized into some of the best new colors and forms.
Thread Leaf Coreopsis, C. verticillata is a small delicate-appearing perennial wildflower with fine leaves and stems. This one has been made into many popular garden hybrids, most famous being Moonbeam, a huge hit when it hit the gardening market.
Tickseed Coreopsis C. grandiflora is a common southern native and has golden flowers 1 to 2 1/2 inches across.

Since these wonderful plants are North American natives, their hybrids are right at home in your perennial gardens.

SKU 232PER
Common Name Tickseed
Botanical Name Coreopsis rosea
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 16-18" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Early to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Native, Extended Blooms
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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American MeadowsCoreopsis Heaven's Gate
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Healthy (6)
  • Hardy (3)
  • Long bloom time (3)
  • Low maintenance (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (6)
  • Outdoors (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (8), Master gardener (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)

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4.0

Blooms a plenty.

By 

from Saint George, Utah

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Abundant Blooms
  • Attractive
  • Petite Flowers

Cons

  • Flimsy
  • Tendancy To Fall Over

Best Uses

  • Garden
  • Outdoors

Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

Cute, petite blooms just cover this plant. It has the look of a field flower, kind of loose & unruly. needs to be staked to keep it standing upright. But a wonderful bloomer even in our heat.

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  • Personal
 
5.0

fantastic!

By 

from Boston, MA

About Me Master Gardener

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

    Heavennn's Gate coreopsis flowered all summer, from June through September, never needed deadheading, I love it!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Great perennial!

    By 

    from Columbus, Ohio

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Healthy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

      Beautiful color and has been blooming nonstop!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Breathtaking!!!

      By 

      from Jackson, New Jersey

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Continuous Bloom
      • Extremely Happy That
      • Healthy

      Cons

      • Flimsy

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

      They are adding lovely color all summer long.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      4.0

      Heavenly flower for Heaven's Gate.

      By 

      from Soddy Daisy, TN

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Healthy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden
        • Personal Small Garden Spo
        • Small Private Oasis

        Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

        Too early to rate hardiness. All other plants from your nursery have been very hardy, even with our poor soil and neglect. So I expect the same hardiness from these plants.

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        • Personal

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good Performer

        By 

        from PHIL, PA

        About Me Master Gardener

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Reliable Growth
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

        • Needs Deadheading

        Best Uses

        • Hot Dry Areas

        Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

        This coreopsis was a great addition to the varieties that I already have. It did well in the heat and required some deadheading.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Real winners

        By 

        from Denver Colorado

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Areas
          • Raised Beds

          Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

          I was extremely pleased with the color, flowering time and size of these plants. They were shipped with care but at first the plants looked a bit small for the money. Was I wrong! The plants thrived in my not so great, clay soil and grew quickly. I would highly recommend them.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Amazing Color

          By 

          from Peterborough, NH

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Pros

          • Vivid Colors

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Borders
            • Containers

            Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

            Couldn't resist adding this unusual amazing pink coreopsis to my cart... love the large selection at this website! Instructions were great, plus they threw in some complementary Wildflower seeds - nice!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Long prolific bloomer

            By 

            from Long Island, New York

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Pros

            • Long Bloom Time
            • Low Maintenance

            Cons

            • Colors Not As Expected

            Best Uses

              Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

              looked poor upon arrival, but has grown beautifully.

               
              4.0

              Very nice plants

              By 

              from Five Points, AL

              About Me Master Gardener

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Healthy
              • Lightweight
              • More after plants growns
              • Packing
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Containers
                • Garden
                • Outdoors

                Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

                The plants are extremely nice, but it is not possible to evaluate them fully until they have been planted and have time to develop.

                The packing was excellent. It would be nice to have biodegradable potting materials.

                The plant selection at American Meadows is extensive. Many of the items available are not available else where, e.g. pink balloon flower.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Beautiful

                By 

                from Auburn, Ga

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                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Fragrant
                • Hardy
                • Healthy
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis Heaven's Gate:

                  Great for any flowerbed

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                  To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
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