Huge, deep sky blue berries cover this 5 to 7 ft. shrub in July. Self-pollinating, Chandler has one of the longest ripening seasons ever. You'll enjoy these big (the size of a quarter), delicious berries for more than six weeks during the summer. Pest- and disease-resistant. Foliage puts on a show in shades of wine and orange in the fall.
Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is at in the container, firm and water in thoroughly
Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter if fall planted. Remove in spring before growth starts
Flower FormUrn shaped 1/3", in loose clusters
Foliage TypeAttractive dark green in summer, scarlet in the fall in cool temperatures.
Soil RequirementAcid, humus enriched
PruningPrune before new growth starts in the early spring. Late winter.
Additional InformationSelf pollinating.
Unique CharactersticsUpright, bushy, graceful growing habit. Long blooming time provides a steady supply of blooms for cut flower arrangements. The unusual "red-eye" is a new and unusual color for coreopsis. Makes a very showy display.
Height/Habit5 - 7 feet
Growth RateSlow to moderate once established, which takes approximately 8 - 10 weeks