|Common Name||Hybrid tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP18889|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Orange, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10|
|How Different?||It has a compact, mounding habit with watermelon pink flowers in massive numbers all summer.|
|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)||12" / 18" / 14"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Will continuously re-bloom if cut back.|
Coreopsis ‘Rum Punch’
Massive quantities of fruity orangey-rose flowers are good enough to drink. Blooms all summer over a mound of rich green foliage. Wonderful addition to the mixed border or in containers. Easy to grow.
*** 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): 12″ / 18″ / 14″
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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