|Common Name||Perennial Tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP24847|
|EU Grant #||EU38072|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Flower Color||Orange, Pink|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Hardy type with a habit similar to 'Citrine' and a unique peach and coral flower color.|
|Landscape Value||Use in mixed beds, borders, mass planting, as an accent, or in a container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 14" / 11"|
|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.|
Coreopsis ‘Desert Coral’
Large flowers of sun-tanned peach and coral-red cover this lovely plant for months and months. Another hardy Coreopsis of TERRA NOVA® breeding that continues to bloom, covering the old flowers so rapidly that it never has a rest period. Dwarf, mounding habit.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 14″ / 11″
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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