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Planted at Mount Vernon

  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones

    Average annual extreme minimum temperature 1976-2005

    Featuring airy foliage and golden flowers, this native plant is an attractive addition to the front of the border. It spreads by runners and is easily divided to share with your friends and neighbors. It is native to Fairfax County, Virginia.

    Latin Name

    Coreopsis verticillata



    Also Known As

    Pot-of-Gold , Threadleaf Tickseed , Whorled Tickseed ,

    Type of Plant


    Bloom Season

    June - September




    Max Height: 2.5'
    Max Spread: 2'


  • Flower Border
  • Naturalize

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun


  • Deer
  • Drought
  • Dry Soil
  • Shallow-Rocky Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife



    Native Range

    Eastern and Central North America

    Other Details


    Bartlett Tree Expert Company has been working with Mount Vernon Estate since 2011 providing expert arboricultural care and GPS mapping for the estate’s historic trees, as well as support from their research facility.   Mount Vernon is proud to partner with Bartlett Tree Experts and appreciates their sponsorship of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Plant Finder App.

    Bring Washington's Garden Home

    Purchase our historic seeds, collected from plants grown at Mount Vernon and plant them in your own garden.

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