|Common Name||Perennial Tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP28570|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Purple, White|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|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)||14" / 20" / 16"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Water (Garden)||Average water needs in the garden.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||100% survival at USDA zone 5 Colorado State Trials after winter 2017.|
Coreopsis ‘Madras Magic’
This newest introduction to the MAJARAJA™ series of C. verticillata type Coreopsis has flowers that are two-toned burgundy with light pink tips. The advantages are the hardiness, the clean, manicured habit, the extremely long bloom time, and the feathery, mildew resistant foliage.
*** 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): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 20″ / 16″
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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