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Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Walcoreop’ (Flying Saucers)

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Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Walcoreop’ is commonly sold under the trade name Flying Saucers. This cultivar produces large, 2”, upward facing flowers that look like giant buttercups. ‘Walcoreop’ proved to be hardy through the first winter, but downy mildew eventually killed the plants during 2013.



  • Rating
    Did not complete trial 
  • Common Name
    Flying Saucers tickseed  
  • Bloom Period
  • Flower Size
    2” diameter 
  • Size
    8” x 10” (h x w) 
  • Weeks in Bloom
  • Disease Resistance
    Prone to downy mildew