|Common Name||Perennial Tickseed|
|Plant Series||Coreopsis SUNSTAR™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP30974 ('TNCORSO')|
|EU Grant #||EU56039 ('TNCORSO')|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Orange, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9|
|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.|
|Water (Garden)||Average water needs in the garden.|
|Special Uses||Pollinator Attractor|
Coreopsis SUNSTAR™ ‘Orange’
This is a C. verticillata type with orange, red-eyed flowers. These are hardy, with a clean, manicured habit, an extremely long bloom time, and feathery, mildew resistant foliage.
|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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