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Coreopsis Golden Stardust

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 : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Frost 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 : Coreopsis Golden Stardust produces abundant star-shaped flowers throughout the growing season.
They are carefree and easy to grow.
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 InformationThis Coreopsis is carefree and easy to grow!
  • Produces abundant star-shaped flowers throughout the growing season.
  • Self-branching.
  • Mildew tolerant.
  • Excellent heat tolerance.
'Golden Stardust'
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 70°F (13 to 21°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 are generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Spider Mites, Thrips
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Rooted: 7-8 wks
      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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