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Big Bang™ Mercury Rising Coreopsis

Coreopsis x 'Mercury Rising' PP #24,689

Pronunciation: kor-ee-OP-sis
SKU #08889
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A color breakthrough - a hardy, red-flowering coreopsis with deep velvety red flowers with frilly bright gold centers above fresh green, finely textured foliage. Petals are streaked with frosty white in late fall. A well-branched selection with excellent disease resistance. Spreads gently in the garden. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Blooms Summer to Fall
Mature Size Quickly reaches 18 in. tall, spreading 30 to 36 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
CARE
Care Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Reduce frequency once established in landscape; water containers when soil surface is dry. Remove spent flowers for a neat appearance. Cut back in fall after flowering. Fertilize in early spring.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.