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Coreopsis Electric Sunshine

Scientific Name : Coreopsis hybrida
Common Name : Tickseed
Hardiness Zone : 8a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : 15°F (-9°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 24 - 26" (61 - 66cm)
Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This beautiful Coreopsis is a real stunner in the garden.
Flowers beautifully from Spring until late-Fall in a non-stop display of color. Allow plenty of space for it to achieve its full glory.
Idea & Tips : Coreopsis perform at their finest in sunny locations with well-drained soils.
Fertilize with a balanced garden fertilizer once a month through the growing season until 30 days before expected frost.
Grower InformationBeautiful Coreopsis is a real stunner in the garden.
  • Flowers beautifully from Spring until late Fall in a nonstop display of color.
  • Self-branching, with excellent vigor.
  • Use as a tender perennial in the South and an annual in the North.
  • Doesn’t require cleaning or cutback to flower.

University of Georgia Plants of Distinction

'Electric Sunshine'
Protection InformationPP30,975
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500-1,000 ppm IBA
      50-75 ppm N
      Pinch once in the liner stage.
      35-42 days after sticking
      Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Remove flowers in propagation.
    • Media pH:
      Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 17°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Day length neutral
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Yes, as needed.
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Spider mites, thrips
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Not recommended
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Rooted: 8-10 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Rooted: 10-12 wks
      Bloom Months:
      June to November

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