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Plants for a Small Urban Garden

Check out these plants perfect for a small garden and the planting information for each zone.

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Creme Brulee Coreopsis(10 of 15)

Coreopsis 'Creme Brulee'

  • Upright perennial with yellow daisy-like flowers in spring through summer and fern-like foliage

  • Plant in well-drained soil; water when dry

  • Plant in full sun to light shade

  • Height: 18-20 inches

  • Width: 12-18 inches

Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring

  • Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade.

  • Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade.

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