|Common Name||Hybrid tickseed|
|Plant Series||Coreopsis JEWEL™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP21758|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||16" / 32" / 26"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Summer, Fall|
|Flower Color||Red, White|
|pH||5.8 - 6.8|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Nutritional Needs||50 - 100 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|How Different?||It has ruby red flowers edged white, large flower size, and a great, low compact habit.|
|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 and doesn't seed around. Named by the readers in a contest that ran in Birds & Blooms Magazine in spring 2009. The #2 visitor favorite Coreopsis in 2012 at the Mt. Cuba trials.|
|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.|
Coreopsis ‘Ruby Frost’
Large, deep ruby-red flowers are fringed with a collar of frosty white. Plant habit is choice, with its flowers held up elegantly. This plant has been prominently featured in Birds & Blooms Magazine. In fact, it was named by the readers in a 2009 contest. Truly a color breakthrough in the world of Coreopsis.
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