Return to the Gulf Coast Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
coreopsis question

Posted by colleensw galveston (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 12, 13 at 13:13

I planted threadleaf coreopsis in my 'meadow' garden and it has not been doing well. It grows tall, but just a few blooms and then the leaves start turning brown from the bottom, up. Any advice?
I watered them more initially, then intermittently but it hasn't seemed to help. Could wind and high temps be causing them to falter?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: coreopsis question

Maybe too hot and humid.


 o
RE: coreopsis question

I never had a problem in my flower beds but never did try to grow them in the meadows. They can take over in a flower bed even near the coastal area. They got long and sprawled all over my flower bed with lots of blooms all summer long. In rich soil they even grew quite tall with a thick trunk. That was in the Freeport area so that is as far south as you are. It might be you got the wrong variety. I stopped saving seeds as back then I did not know how many people would enjoy flower seeds of so many types.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Gulf Coast Gardening Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here