Ruby Frost Coreopsis

Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost' PP #21,758

An exciting color-breakthrough in Coreopsis breeding with large, deep ruby flowers fringed in frosty white. Blooms are displayed above compact foliage throughout summer, attracting butterflies in droves. Excellent for containers, edging walkways, cottage garden borders. Perennial.
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Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationkor-ee-OP-sis
LoreTruly a color-breakthrough in the world of Coreopsis, this lovely cottage garden perennial has been prominently featured in Birds & Blooms Magazine.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 16 in. tall and 32 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. May be treated as an annual in zone 6. Shear mid- to late summer to allow a new flush of flowers into fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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