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Coreopsis ‘Ladybird’

This new verticillata hybrid ups the bar. Like a traditional verticillata it is very hardy, however 'Ladybird' is more compact and resistant to powdery mildew. Red flowers over bright green leaves provide an excellent colorspot in the garden.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 15″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

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Common Name Perennial Tickseed
Family Asteraceae
Genus
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP27362
EU Grant # --
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 15" / 12"
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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? Our reddest Coreopsis. A more compact habit than other hardy red flowering Coreopsis on the market.
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 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.
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