Coreopsis 'Citrine'Coreopsis 'Citrine'

Coreopsis ‘Citrine’

A wow plant – so bright, so low, so compact, and so showy. 'Citrine' impressed us with how floriferous and clean it looked all summer long. The flowers appear right on top of the old ones which just disappear. Works well in mass, as edging, or in mixed beds or containers. Many months of exciting color. Low maintenance and easy to grow. One of our most popular introductions!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 5″ / 20″ / 7″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

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Common Name Hybrid tickseed
Family Asteraceae
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Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22478
EU Grant # EU38070
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 5" / 20" / 7"
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Soil Average, well-drained.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 50 - 100 ppm
Dormancy Dormant in winter.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden.
How Different? It has a very compact habit with bright yellow flowers. There are no comparisons.
Landscape Value Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, an accent, or in a container.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Easy to grow and doesn't seed around. Overwintered in containers outside near Warsaw, Poland in 2011. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture. The #1visitor favorite Coreopsis in 2012-15 at the Mt. Cuba trials.
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. For highest quality, bring in liners in fall to bulk for early spring sales. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.
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