Coreopsis 'Red Satin' PPAF
Common name: Tickseed. Series Name: PERMATHREAD TM
Zones 5 to 9.
Plants reach 15 to 18 inches tall and 18 to 22 inches wide.
Growth rate: Moderate, Easy to grow.
Deep wine red to ruby red flowers with an orange center measure about 1.5 inches across and completely cover the deep green, threadleaf foliage. Since the flowers are sterile, they appear over a long period from early through late summer and if cut back, the plants can be encouraged to rebloom until frost.
Coreopsis grows in dry to medium moisture, most soil conditions with good drainage, including sandy or rocky. It is tolerant of humidity, heat and drought. Plants may be cut back hard in summer if foliage sprawls or becomes unkempt.
Coreopsis is easy to grow, making it a good choice for beginners. One plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets all summer long. Plants in the genus Coreopsis are sometimes called tickseed as seeds resemble ticks.
Excellent as a border plant, in containers or for cut flowers, in mass plantings, specimen or focal point. When grown in borders or other formal garden areas, division may be needed every 2 to 3 years. Attracts butterflies and Deer resistant.
Thirty (30) plants per flat (or tray). Approximate Plug Measurements: 3 inches deep x 2 inches wide.