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Coreopsis ‘Center Stage’

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Bold magenta-red flowers cover this large, hardy, mounding Coreopsis. Hundreds of flowers appear early in the summer and continue until a hard frost in the fall. No deadheading is necessary. Each flower is covered by even more flowers as they fade. Needs good drainage. Coreopsis verticillata breeding makes this selection ultra-hardy.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 20″ / 30″ / 25″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

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SKU: CORCENSTA Categories: ,
Common Name Perennial Tickseed
Family Asteraceae
Genus Coreopsis
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22707
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 20" / 30" / 25"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Pink, Purple, Red
Leaf Color Green
Soil Average, well-drained.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deep South, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 50 - 100 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden.
How Different? Compared to 'Limerock Ruby', 'Center Stage' is much hardier and has a bigger habit with deeper red flowers. Well branched and long blooming.
Landscape Value Use in mixed beds, borders, mass planting, as an accent, or in a container.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Has been very hardy here in zone 7 and 8.
Grower Notes Grow with 55 - 60° F nights and 60 - 70° F days. Pinch at transplanting. Obligate Long Day plant. Provide night interruption or day-length extension to force flowering under natural short days. Supplemental lighting during cloudy days has proven beneficial for flower production.
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