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Week 8 – February 20, 2024

Plant Information

Coreopsis SunKiss

  • Coreopsis SunKiss - Bloom
  • Coreopsis SunKiss - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Coreopsis SunKiss - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Coreopsis SunKiss - Container
  • Coreopsis SunKiss - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Coreopsis grandiflora

Common Name: Tickseed

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 20" (51cm)

Height: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Width: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Unique color blends with almost everything. Heat tolerant. Excellent plant for novice and experienced gardeners alike – reliable and easy to grow.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 9 to 10 weeks

  • A colour breakthrough in seed C. grandiflora: SunKiss is the brightest yellow with large blotch available. 
  • Larger, deep red blotch and larger flowers than Sunfire. 
  • Controlled habit – fewer PGRs needed, or no PGRs in certain conditions. 
  • Well-branched and floriferous. 
  • Excellent heat-tolerant plant for novice and expert gardeners alike – reliable, easy to grow and the colour blends well with almost everything.


Protection Information: EU PBR46544; UK PBR46544; US PVP201700014