|Common Name||Perennial Tickseed|
|Plant Series||Coreopsis HONEYBUNCH™ Series|
|US Patent #||('TNCORHRG') PP28571|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Red, Yellow|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||A tighter habit than 'Firefly'|
|Landscape Value||Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, an accent, or in a container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||10" / 15" / 12"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Water (Garden)||Average water needs in the garden|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
Coreopsis HONEYBUNCH™ ‘Red & Gold’
This lovely Coreopsis verticillata hybrid has the best habit ever. It forms a uniform, tight, rounded mound with masses of red and gold bi-color flowers that bloom all summer. Delightful.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 15″ / 12″
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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