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Week 9 – February 26, 2024

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, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

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 burgundy-red centers 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.
  • Golden yellow flower with deep red blotch.