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Coreopsis UpTick™ Yellow & Red

Scientific Name : Coreopsis hybrida
Common Name : Tickseed
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -25°F (-32°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Early Spring, Spring, 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.
Grower InformationEasy-to-finish series has bigger flowers and longer blooming for more color at retail and in the garden.
  • 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.
Louisiana State University 2016 Field Trials “Top Performer”
Four Oaks “Best New Nursery Stock Plant Introduction”
Greenhouse Grower Medal Of Excellence Industry’s Choice Award
Metrolina Greenhouses Field Trials 2016 “Top Performer”
'Baluptowed'
Protection InformationEU PBR48815; PP28,865
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
      Mist:
      Moderate
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N
      Pinching:
      Pinch once in the liner stage.
      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:
      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
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Yes
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Spider mites, Thrips
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Not recommended
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Rooted: 10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      March to November

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