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Coreopsis ‘Gold Nugget’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

An amazing bloomer, with over 200 warm gold flowers on a first year plant, each with a blazing red eye. Blooms continuously for 3 to 4 months. Flowers are an amazing 1½” wide. 'Gold Nugget' has a superb mounding form. Thrives in heat and humidity.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 32″ / 26″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

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SKU: CORGOLNUG Categories: ,
Common Name Hybrid tickseed
Family Asteraceae
Genus Coreopsis
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP19946
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 32" / 26"
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 Yellow, Red
Leaf Color Green
Soil Average, well-drained.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deep South, Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 50 - 100 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? It is the only one like it. Compared to C. 'Big Bang', it is much shorter, better branched, and hardier.
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. Needs to have a well established root system to overwinter. Needs good winter drainage.
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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