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Coreopsis ‘Desert Coral’

Large flowers of sun-tanned peach and coral-red cover this lovely plant for months and months. Another hardy Coreopsis of TERRA NOVA® breeding that continues to bloom, covering the old flowers so rapidly that it never has a rest period. Dwarf, mounding habit.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 9″ / 14″ / 11″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

Common Name Perennial Tickseed
Family Asteraceae
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US Patent # PP24847
EU Grant # EU38072
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Dormancy Winter
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How Different? Hardy type with a habit similar to 'Citrine' and a unique peach and coral flower color.
Landscape Value Use in mixed beds, borders, mass planting, as an accent, or in a container.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 9" / 14" / 11"
Soil (Garden) Average, well-drained.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden.
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Comments Given 4/5 points in trials at Disneyworld in Florida warm season 2016.
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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