|Common Name||Hybrid tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP22487|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Red, White|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10|
|How Different?||It has a bicolor flower with a light pink edge and a red eye. Forms a low mound. Very free flowering. Blooms all summer.|
|Landscape Value||Use as an edge, or in containers, or in mixed beds.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||10" / 13" / 18"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Easy to grow and doesn't seed around.|
Coreopsis ‘Fruit Punch’
A delicious two-toned Coreopsis with a light pink edge and a red eye. Forms a low mound. Very free flowering, flowers cover the foliage. Blooms all summer.
*** 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): 9-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 13″ / 18″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September
|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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