|Common Name||Hybrid tickseed|
|US Patent #||('RP #1') PP18502|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Pink, Yellow|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10|
|How Different?||The most compact foliage of any coreopsis, it blooms all summer with unique copper daisies.|
|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)||8" / 16" / 8"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Will continuously re-bloom if cut back. A great one for summer pots! Very highly rated in the annual Coreopsis trial at Mt. Cuba Center 2015.|
Coreopsis ‘Little Penny’
Our most compact mounding Coreopsis is a flower machine! Numerous, small copper colored daisy-like flowers emerge freely over a low pincushion. Blooms continuously all summer. A great one for summer pots!
*** 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): 8″ / 16″ / 8″
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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