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Coreopsis ‘Pinwheel’

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Coreopsis ‘Pinwheel’ is very similar in flower color and habit to Coreopsis ‘Moonlight’. The main difference is that ‘Pinwheel’ has rolled, or fluted, petals. However,  this characteristic was found to be somewhat inconsistent. ‘Pinwheel’ performed poorly during our trial, with significant powdery mildew as well as a floppy habit. This cultivar also proved to not be reliably perennial. All five plants died during the first winter and the replacements failed to survive the second.


  • Rating
    Did not complete trial 
  • Common Name
    Pinwheel tickseed  
  • Bloom Period
    late June – September 
  • Flower Size
    1 ¼” diameter 
  • Size
    22” x 32” (h x w) 
  • Weeks in Bloom:
  • Flower Size: Disease Resistance
    Prone to powdery mildew