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|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
10" / 15" / 12"
|Most Active Growing Season|
50 – 100 ppm
Dormancy Required, Dormant in Winter, Dormancy Over Winter
Dry moderately between waterings
Average water needs in the garden
Our reddest Coreopsis. A more compact habit than other hardy red flowering Coreopsis on the market.
Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, 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.
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
This new verticillata hybrid ups the bar. Like a traditional verticillata it is very hardy (Zone 5), however 'Ladybird' is more compact and resistant to powdery mildew. Red flowers over bright green leaves provide an excellent color-spot in the garden