|Common Name||Hybrid tickseed|
|US Patent #||PP18560|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Red, White|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||It is similar in habit to 'Gold Nugget' or 'Autumn Blush' with creamy white flowers with red eyes.|
|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)||26" / 32" / 28"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well-drained.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||NOTE: a long day plant. Will be taller and need to be cut back if grown too early in the winter. Given 4/5 points in trials at Disneyworld in Florida warm season 2016.|
Like raspberries dropped in the snow, these creamy-white flowers are splashed with an eye patch of dark red. Multitudes of large 1½” wide flowers bloom all summer atop dark green foliage. Works well in the mixed border or used in containers.
*** 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): 26″ / 32″ / 28″
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 when 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.|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||6 – 8 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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