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Back to News In The News – December 18, 2015

In The News

Coreopsis – Loved by Gardeners and Pollinators Alike

Thanks to a three-year study performed in the Trial Garden at Mt. Cuba Center, it’s never been easier to select the best-performing coreopsis (or tickseed, as it’s sometimes called) to plant in the garden.

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