A hardy, winter dormant herbaceous perennial. In spring produces mounds of green fearn like foliage, said to be a breakthrough in the world of Coreopsis with its large, deep ruby red flowers with a collar of frosty white. Flowering period:June to Spetember. Height 30cm. Spread 30cm. Plant requires full sun in well drained soil, good at the edge of a border or in a container.