Scientific Name: Coreopsis grandiflora
Common Name: Tickseed
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Heat Tolerant
Fertilize: None or when needed only
Spacing: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
General Information: This “tough” perennial offers excellent heat and drought tolerance once established in the garden.
Shows off big, semi-double flowers in a bright solid yellow when planted in full sun.
The early bird gets the…Sales!
There’s early…and then there’s Double the Sun! This bright variety is 2 to 3 weeks earlier than our Early Sunrise and other comparable varieties earlier in the season. In Summer, it finishes 1 to 2 weeks earlier. Get this favourite perennial class into the store before any other compact, semi-double yellow Coreopsis.
Plug crop time: 5 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 9 to 10 weeks
- Semi-double, clear golden yellow flowers are the same large, 2.5-in./6-cm size as SunKiss and Early Sunrise, and bigger than Sunfire.
- Great controlled habit with strong flowering.
- Ideal for quart and 1-gallon production in Spring and Summer with 13-hour critical daylength. For 2-gallon and larger containers in Summer, Early Sunrise is the optimal choice.