|Common Name||Hybrid tickseed|
|Plant Series||Coreopsis PIE™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP22486|
|EU Grant #||EU34801|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10|
|How Different?||It has a tight, mounding habit with small red-eyed, golden yellow 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)||5" / 20" / 7"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Water (Garden)||Average water needs in the garden.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Easy to grow and doesn't seed around. Very highly rated in the annual Coreopsis trial at Mt. Cuba Center 2015.|
Coreopsis ‘Pineapple Pie’
Forms a low growing mound with numerous red-eyed, golden yellow flowers. Very free flowering, flowers from early summer to fall. Great in containers, mixed beds, or borders. Never had Pineapple Pie? You should give it a try!
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 5″ / 20″ / 7″
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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