Coreopsis grandiflora SunKiss
Coreopsis 'SunKiss' photo courtesy of Walters Gardens


Coreopsis 'SunKiss' is a new introduction from PanAmerican seed. It sports huge, bright yellow flowers with a big burgundy red blotch. It is heat tolerant and blooms very heavily on well branched, stems. This coreopsis is a great cutflower and is butterfly and bee friendly.

  • Height: 30 - 40 cm (12 -14 in)
  • Spread: 36-41 cm (14-16 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 4-9
  • Sun or Shade: sun
  • Bloom Time: summer
  • Leaf Colour: green
  • Bloom Colour: yellow
  • Critter Resistance: deer
  • Nature Attraction: butterflies and bees

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Coreopsis is a North American native that is easy to grow, thriving in full sun in any well drained soil with average moisture. This variety needs regular deadheading to keep it blooming throughout the summer. It can be propagated by division or seed.