|Common Name||Hybrid tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP20009|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||The only Coreopsis with pastel-yellow flowers which turn peach in cool weather. Compared to Coreopsis 'Crème Brûlé' it is more compact.|
|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)||15" / 25" / 17"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Easy to grow and doesn't seed around. Needs to have a well established root system to overwinter. Needs good winter drainage.|
'Moonlight' blooms continuously for 3 to 4 months. Each plant has over 150, 2″ pastel-yellow flowers which change color to peach in cool weather.
*** 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): 15″ / 25″ / 17″
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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