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Sizzle & Spice™ Crazy Cayenne Coreopsis

SKU: AM017302
per Plant - 3" Pot
Shipping begins the week of March 18th, 2024
Sizzle & Spice™Crazy Cayenne Coreopsis (Tickseed) adds hot color to the garden all summer long with vibrant orange blooms accented in golden hues. A thread-leaf coreopsis, Crazy Cayenne boasts feathery foliage that adds texture to the garden. The bright blooms attract bees and butterflies and make lovely cut flowers. Easy to grow in full sun and any well-drained soil. (Coreopsis verticillata)
key features
Botanical Name
Coreopsis verticillata
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings, Container Planting
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
15-18" tall
Mature Spread
20-26" wide
Bloom Time
Early summer to early fall


15-18" tall x 20-26" wide. With a beautiful rounded form, Sizzle & Spice™Crazy Cayenne Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata) adds mounds of color to the summer garden. The low profile of this Coreopsis (commonly known as Tickseed) is perfect for edging sunny borders or tucking into mixed containers. Plant alongside broadleaf perennials for textural contrast or naturalize in drifts among meadow plantings. Also excellent for slopes. The fine, gray-green foliage pairs well with Echinacea or spikes of Veronica. Sizzle and Spice™Series Coreopsis have true winter hardiness, a compact habit, and long-lasting color. This versatile perennial tolerates hot, dry sites as well as high humidity. Coreopsis are native to North America and quite adaptable. Performs well in poor, dry soils. Divide every two to three years as desired. Plants are drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant and salt tolerant.