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Coreopsis verticillata Crème Caramel

Scientific Name : Coreopsis verticillata
Common Name : Tickseed
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 18" (46cm)
Width : 24" (61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Terracotta-colored blooms and narrow, bright green leaves.
Idea & Tips : Prefers well-drained soil in full sun, although will tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions.
Grower InformationEqually at home in mass plantings or containers.
  • Terracotta-colored blooms and narrow, bright green foliage.
  • Mixes well with other perennials and roses.
  • Compact and dense habit.
'Novcorcar'
Protection InformationEU PBR41043; PP22,565
(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:
      1,000 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Low
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N
      Pinching:
      Pinch once in the liner stage and once after transplant for best results.
      Transplanting:
      35-42 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Remove flowers in propagation.
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      Days: 55 to 80°F (13 to 27°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Vernalization:
      Beneficial to enhance bulking and plant size.
      Daylength:
      Long day obligate
      Watering:
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Recommended
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Powdery mildew, Aphids
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Not recommended
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 15-17 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      May to July

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