|Plant Series||Coreopsis JEWEL™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP24288|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||The electric pink flower color is unique.|
|Landscape Value||Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, an accent, or in a container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||14" / 16" / 16"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
Coreopsis ‘Pink Sapphire’
Picked for its hardiness and its electric pink flower color. Large, purple pink flowers with white eyes cover this upright, low growing Coreopsis for over 5 months. No need to clean up after the flowers, as all of the TERRA NOVA® Coreopsis are self-cleaning.
*** 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″ / 16″ / 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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