Coreopsis – Uptick Yellow & Red

Garden Height
12 - 14
Spacing
12 - 14
Spread
12 - 14
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Yellow
Light Code
Y
Light Level
Sun
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Features:

  • Long Blooming
  • Native to North America

Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

Coreopsis is native to North America. It is easy to grow, thriving in any well-drained soil with average moisture and full sun. This species requires deadheading to promote continuous blooming.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Late Summer

Hardiness Zones: 9b

Flower Form: Mass Planting

Soil Fertility: Poor Soil

Soil PH Category: Neutral Soil

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

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

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.

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