Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Bees
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flowers
Container
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Coreopsis 'Mercury Rising'

Tickseed

A vigorous and easy grower, the mounded bright green foliage is covered in unique velvety wine red blossoms with a golden yellow button. Some flowers have frosted white tips. The underside of each the petals are yellow with a purple stripe down the center. Part of the Big Bang™ Series 'Mercury Rising" is sterile, disease resistant and continuously blooming.

PPAF Big Bang™

Height:

15-18 in

Spacing:

24-36"

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Time:

Early summer to early fall

Bloom Color:

wine red

Coreopsis (kor-ee-op'-sis)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Tickseed

Single or double daisies in shades of yellow, gold and pink attract butterflies to the garden. Exceptionally long-blooming; a reliable source of color in the landscape.

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