UpTick™ Yellow & Red Coreopsis
Coreopsis x 'Baluptowed' PP #28,865
|Description||This prize-winning perennial keeps its neat shape and performs well all summer long. Bright yellow flowers with red-banded petals appear continuously above the vigorous, upright, mounded foliage. Perfect for massing in low-maintenance borders or summer containers. Resists mildew. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Blooms||Late Spring through Fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 14 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||A beautiful native flower at home in meadows and wild gardens. Plant around the edges of wetlands or natural garden pools. Perfect for casual cottage or country gardens. Upscale enough to belong in traditional perennial borders. Rugged constitution thrives on banks and slopes in the sun. Good addition to spare shrub borders that need late season pick up. Stature is ideal for smaller urban gardens or in limited confines of entries and courtyards. Mass to intensify their color in open beds and borders.|
|Flower Color||Red & Yellow|
|Companion Plants||Switch Grass (Panicum); Salvie (Salvia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Avens (Geum); Yarrow (Achillea)|
|Care||Thrives in average to fertile, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; allow to dry slightly between intervals. Once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize in early spring. Prune lightly in mid to late summer to encourage a new bloom flush. Hard prune after flowering.|
|Lore||Europeans conferred the common name for coreopsis as "tickseed" inspired by seed that resembles the insects. Some coreopsis species were widely used by Native Americans as medicine, a vitamin-rich tonic or merely as vegetable food.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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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.