Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'

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.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 16″ / 32″ / 26″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

FacebookTwitterGoogle PlusPinterestTumblrLinkedinStumbleUponEmail
Common Name Hybrid tickseed
Family Asteraceae
Genus
species hybrid
Plant Series
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP21758
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone , , , ,
Growth Habit
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 16" / 32" / 26"
Finish Time
Bloom Time , , ,
Growth Rate
Most Active Growing Season
Flowering Season ,
Flower Color ,
Leaf Color
Soil Average, well-drained.
pH 5.8 - 6.8
Exposure
Special Uses , ,
Nutritional Needs 50 - 100 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
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' - Product Profile
Download
Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost' - Growing Recipe
Download

All photography is property and © of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, and is only to be used for promotional material related to TERRA NOVA® products.

Please credit TERRA NOVA® Nurseries in the following matter:
Photo(s) courtesy of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, Inc.
www.terranovanurseries.com

Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'Download Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'Download
Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'Download Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'Download
Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'Download  

Our tags are produced using Adobe Illustrator (.ai) format.

Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost' - Tag
Download
Related Articles Featuring: Coreopsis ‘Ruby Frost’

Get the latest FREE version of Acrobat® Reader™ here.

Please be patient as PDF’s may take a moment to load.
  • December, 2012 – Greenhouse Growerclick here
  • October, 2010 – Diggerclick here
  • February/March, 2010 – Birds & Bloomsclick here
  • January/February, 2010 – The American Gardenerclick here
  • June/July, 2009 – Birds & Bloomsclick here
  • April/May, 2009 – Birds & Bloomsclick here