Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Coreopsis Sunfire

  • Coreopsis Sunfire - Bloom
  • Coreopsis Sunfire - Garden
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Marketing Information:
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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: Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 24" (61cm)

Width: 22 - 24" (56 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This “tough” perennial offers excellent heat and drought tolerance once established in the garden.

Shows off bright golden yellow flowers with red centres when planted in full sun.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 10 to 12 weeks

  • Naturally compact in a pack or 4-in./10-cm pot, requiring less PGRs, or no PGRs in certain conditions.
  • Can also be marketed as an annual in premium packs.