Scientific Name : Coreopsis hybrida
Common Name : Tickseed
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -25°F (-32°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Summer-long blooming and garden interest.
Idea & Tips : Plant in a sunny location in well-drained soils. Fertilize monthly.
: Easy-to-finish series has bigger flowers and longer blooming for more color at retail and in the garden.
Louisiana State University 2016 Field Trials “Top Performer”
- Tidy, mounded habit is easier to ship and shows better at retail.
- Keeps its shape – and color – in the landscape all Summer long.
- Cream is a clean, creamy white that’s much sought-after for landscape design.
- Low maintenance and very mildew resistant.
Four Oaks “Best New Nursery Stock Plant Introduction”
Greenhouse Grower Medal Of Excellence Industry’s Choice Award
Metrolina Greenhouses Field Trials 2016 “Top Performer”
Protection Information : EU PBR48812; PP28,964
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500-1,000 ppm IBA
50-75 ppm N
Pinch once in the liner stage.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 17°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
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.
PGRs generally not needed
Spider mites, Thrips
Rooted: 10-12 wks
Rooted: 12-14 wks
March to November
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