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Coreopsis Sweet Dreams

Coreopsis Sweet Dreams is a stunning bi-colored hybrid created from our native pink species. White petals with a raspberry center becomes more vibrant as the season progresses.

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Details:

Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 18-24" tall, 18-24" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Early to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 50PER
Common Name Tickseed
Botanical Name Coreopsis rosea
Zones 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink, White
Estimated Mature Height 18-24" 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
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Garden Gloves

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Description
Sweet Dreams is one of the beautiful newer hybrids descended from our Rosy Coreopsis, a much-loved American wildflower. At just 16 to 20 inches with stunning bi-colored blooms, this one is a real beauty for perennial gardens.

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.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

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4.0

Nice pink and white example

By canadiyank

from WA state

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Pros

  • Long Bloom Time
  • Reliable Growth

Cons

  • Needs lots of deadheading

Best Uses

    Comments about American Meadows Coreopsis rosea Sweet Dreams - Plant:

    I've grown tickweed in the past and was looking for a non-yellow/orange version and came across this example. Mine have turned out more pink than white on the petals, but that's fine with me. It does require a *lot* more deadheading than the ones I've grown in the past and I had to prune it back a few times this summer because it was looking really sad. Other than that I'm pleased with the growth and color.

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    Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
    • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

      All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    • Garden Gloves

      Garden Gloves

    Shipping

    Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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    As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

    Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

    Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
    • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

      All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    • Garden Gloves

      Garden Gloves

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