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Coreopsis HONEYBUNCH™ ‘Red & Gold’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


This lovely Coreopsis verticillata hybrid has the best habit ever. It forms a uniform, tight, rounded mound with masses of red and gold bi-color flowers that bloom all summer. Delightful.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 15″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

Common Name Perennial Tickseed
Family Asteraceae
species --
Plant Series Coreopsis HONEYBUNCH™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # ('TNCORHRG') PP28571
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September
Flower Color Red, Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
How Different? A tighter habit than 'Firefly'
Landscape Value Use in mixed beds and borders, as a mass planting, an accent, or in a container.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 15" / 12"
Soil (Garden) Average, well-drained.
Water (Garden) Average water needs in the garden
Special Uses Deep South, Pollinator Attractor
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.75 – 1.0
pH 5.8 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 50 – 100 ppm
Notes Grow with 55 – 60° F nights and 60 – 70° F days. Pinch at transplanting. Obligate Long Day plant. Provide night interruption or day-length extension to force flowering under natural short days. Supplemental lighting during cloudy days has proven beneficial for flower production. For highest quality, bring in liners in fall to bulk for early spring sales.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 6 – 8 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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