Scientific Name : Coreopsis rosea
Common Name : Tickseed
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 20" (30 - 51cm)
Height : 9 - 15" (23 - 38cm)
Width : 16 - 24" (41 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Fine, dark green leaves sprinkled with rose-pink flowers.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun in a well-drained location.
Grower Information : Fine, dark green foliage sprinkled with rose-pink flowers.
Daylength : Plants grown under long days (greater than 14-hr. daylengths), occurring naturally or by night-break lighting, will flower more rapidly.
Propagation Information : Stick 2 cuttings per cell. Pinch 18–24 days after sticking. Avoid damaging root system when pinching.
: Plant Maturity:
Cold treatment beneficial, but not required for flowering. Plants should be bulked under natural short days for a 4-8 week period. Mature, bulked up plants will respond more favorably to cold treatment.Temperature:
Increased number of flowers; earlier flowering.
Plant Growth Regulators : B-Nine (Spray) 1,500-2,500 ppm or Sumagic (Spray) 2-4 ppm are effective.