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Coreopsis x 'Mercury Rising'

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Coreopsis x 'Mercury Rising' - Tickseed

Coreopsis x 'Mercury Rising' - Tickseed

Series: Big Bang™

More About Coreopsis x 'Mercury Rising' (PP24689)

  • Deep velvety red flowers have yellow centres
  • Narrow, thread-like foliage forms compact mounds
  • Proven to be hardy for Zone 5
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to fall
  • Flower Size: 3-5 cm

Interesting Notes:

Cross between Coreopsis verticillata and Coreopsis grandiflora.

Zone:

5

Height:

30-50 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Red
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Tickseed Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist soil, but will thrive in any well-drained site. Remove spent flowers for continuous blooming. Excellent disease resistance. 


Coreopsis x 'Mercury Rising' (PP24689) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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