When do coreopsis lose their leaves?

manda3(8a DFW Texas)December 31, 2010

After a couple of freezes my 'sundancer' coreopsis is still a cute mound of tear drop leaves. I thought they were deciduous. Do they happen to be evergreen here in Texas or will they lose their leaves later? Just curious.

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donnabaskets(Zone 8a, Central MS)

They are what I call "slow" deciduous. Sometimes it takes nearly all winter for them to lose their leaves. In a mild one, they don't until new growth pushes them off in the spring.

    Bookmark   January 3, 2011 at 6:21PM
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manda3(8a DFW Texas)

Ah. Coolios. Thanks for your help. :)

    Bookmark   January 3, 2011 at 9:02PM
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