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”Costa Garden Trials 2016 “Top Performer”; Allan Armitage California Spring Trials “Top Picks”
Protection Information : EU PBR48814; PP28,882
(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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