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|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
20" / 30" / 25"
|Most Active Growing Season|
5.8 – 6.8
75 – 100 ppm
Dormant in iinter.
Dry moderately between waterings.
Compared to 'Limerock Ruby', 'Show Stopper' is much hardier and has a bigger habit with larger flowers. Well branched and long blooming.
Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, an accent, or in a container.
|Finish Time to 4"||
4 – 6 weeks
Has been hardy here in zone 7 and 8. A visitor favorite Coreopsis in 2012 at the Mt. Cuba trials.
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’
Covered in bright rose-pink flowers from late spring until frost, Coreopsis 'Show Stopper' makes an impressive mound in the garden. This hardy Coreopsis blooms and blooms all summer long. No deadheading is needed. Good drainage is necessary. A visitor favorite at the Mt. Cuba, Delaware, Coreopsis trials in 2012. C. verticillata breeding makes this selection ultra-hardy.
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