Coreopsis 'Desert Coral'Coreopsis 'Desert Coral'

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, continuous flowers; what else does a plant need?

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




Plant Type

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Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

9" / 14" / 11"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

Most Active Growing Season

Flowering Season


Flower Color


Leaf Color


Average, well-drained


Special Uses


Nutritional Needs

50 – 100 ppm


Dormant in Winter, Dormancy Over 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


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 @ 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 sales.

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