|Common Name||Perennial tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP27396|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||A light yellow 'Bengal Tiger' type.|
|Landscape Value||Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, an accent, or in a container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||15" / 25" / 17"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Water (Garden)||Average water needs in the garden.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Given 4/5 points in trials at Disneyworld in Florida warm season 2016. 75% survival at zone 3 University of MN West Central Research and Outreach Center after winter 2017.|
This hardy hybrid of C. verticillata has light yellow flowers in a neat, upright-mounding habit. It has a clean look in the garden and is a great blender plant for mixed beds, containers or mass plantings.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 15″ / 25″ / 17″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||0.75 – 1.0|
|pH||5.8 – 6.8|
|Fertility Needs||50 – 100 ppm|
|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.|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||6 – 8 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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