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|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
20" / 24" / 22"
|Most Active Growing Season|
50 – 100 ppm
Dormancy Required, Dormant in Winter, Dormancy Over Winter
Dry moderately between waterings
Compared to C. 'Route 66', 'Bengal Tiger' is much shorter with flowers that are yellow with clear red eyes rather than creamy yellow with a rose red that bleeds into the creamy yellow. Both are Coreopsis verticillata hybrids.
Use in the sun garden in mixed beds and borders.
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4 – 6 weeks
Grow with 55 – 60° F nights and 60 – 70° F days. Pinch @ transplanting. Obligate Long Day plant. Provide night interruption or daylength extension to force flowering under natural short days. Supplemental lighting during cloudy days has proven beneficial for flower production. For highest quality, bring in liners in fall to bulk for early spring
Coreopsis ‘Bengal Tiger’
Fiery flowers glow red and gold, like tiger eyes on this gorgeous garden beauty. Extra hardy Coreopsis verticillata breeding makes this a star for every area of the U.S. 'Bengal Tiger's clean, manicured habit and feathery, mildew resistant foliage brings our breeding program up a notch against the competition. A constant performer for garden and containers.