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Coreopsis Super Star

Scientific Name : Coreopsis hybrida
Common Name : Tickseed
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9a
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, Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This beautiful new Coreopsis hybrid boasts extra-large flowers to bring beauty to the perennial garden.
Idea & Tips : Coreopsis perform at their finest in sunny locations with well-drained soils.
Periodic shearing to remove the top 20% of the plant when most of the blooms are spent will refresh the plant and return it to full flowering.
Fertilize with a balanced garden fertilizer once a month through the growing season until 30 days before expected frost.
Grower InformationLargest flowers – 2.5 to 3 in. (6 to 8 cm) – of any Coreopsis on the market.
  • Similar habit and garden performance to UpTick™.
  • Mildew tolerant.
'Super Star'
Protection InformationEU PBRAF; PPAF
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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