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Coreopsis ‘Desert Coral’

Large flowers of sun-tanned peach and coral-red cover this lovely plant for months and months. Another hardy Coreopsis of TERRA NOVA® breeding that continues to bloom, covering the old flowers so rapidly that it never has a rest period. Dwarf, mounding habit.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 14″ / 11″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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Common Name Perennial Tickseed
Family Asteraceae
Genus
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP24847
EU Grant # EU38072
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 14" / 11"
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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? Hardy type with a habit similar to 'Citrine' and a unique peach and coral flower color.
Landscape Value Use in mixed beds, borders, mass planting, as an accent, or in a container.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Given 4/5 points in trials at Disneyworld in Florida warm season 2016.
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.
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