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|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
10" / 15" / 12"
50 – 100 ppm
Dormant in Winter, Dormancy Over Winter
Dry moderately between waterings
Average water needs in the garden
Like 'Firefly' but with red flowers with gold tips. Shorter, denser, and with smaller flowers than Probst varieties. Good mildew resistance.
Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, an accent, or in a container.
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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
Coreopsis ‘Lightning Bug’
This brightly colored Coreopsis 'Lightning Bug' is covered with large, red-eyed, gold flowers. The flowers cover the top of the low, compact habit, similar to 'Firefly'. Loved by bees and butterflies.