|Common Name||Perennial Tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP22671|
|EU Grant #||EU34798|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||20" / 30" / 25"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple|
|pH||5.8 - 6.8|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor|
|Nutritional Needs||75 - 100 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|How Different?||Compared to 'Limerock Ruby', 'Show Stopper' is much hardier and has a bigger habit with larger flowers. Well branched and long blooming.|
|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||Has been hardy here in zone 7 and 8. A visitor favorite Coreopsis in 2012 at the Mt. Cuba trials.|
|Grower Notes||Grow with 55 - 60° F nights and 60 - 70° F days. Pinch when 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.|
Coreopsis ‘Show Stopper’
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