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Coreopsis – Big Bang™ Mercury Rising

Garden Height
15 - 18
Spacing
15 - 18
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Attracts: Butterflies

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Cut Flower, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-9
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch needed at liner planting, then as needed to shape.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Good air circulation and water management are important.

It is not uncommon for flower size to be smaller when the plants are grown under hot conditions, 85 F or higher.