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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 : Early Spring, Late Summer, Late Spring, Summer, Spring, Autumn
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Attracts Bees
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 2016; Metrolina Greenhouses Field Trials 2016 “Top Performer”
Protection InformationPP28,865
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
      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.
  • Finishing Guide

    • 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:
      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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