Scientific Name : Coreopsis verticillata
Common Name : Tickseed
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Low Maintenance
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)
Height : 15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)
Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Clusters of light yellow, daisylike blooms and green, airy, fernlike leaves.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun in a well-drained location.
Grower Information : Small, lemon-yellow flowers on bushy plants with dark green foliage.
Daylength : Plants grown under long days (greater than 14-hr. daylengths), occurring naturally or by night-break lighting, will flower more rapidly.
Propagation Information : Stick 2 cuttings per cell. Pinch 18–24 days after sticking. Avoid damaging root system when pinching.
: Plant Maturity:
Cold treatment beneficial, but not required for flowering. Plants should be bulked under natural short days for a 4-8 week period. Mature, bulked up plants will respond more favorably to cold treatment.Temperature:
Increased number of flowers; earlier flowering.
Plant Growth Regulators : B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm or Sumagic(S) 2-4 ppm are effective.