Common Name: Tickseed
Blooms: See ‘More Images’ for colors. Curry Up, Red Hot Vanilla, Zesty Zinger.
Foliage: Threadleaf. Green.
Features: Attracts Butterflies. Deer Resistant. Cut Flower.
Heat up your summer garden with SIZZLE & SPICE® Coreopsis, a new line of Threadleaf Coreopsis. Members of this collection have a compact, rounded habit that is covered with flowers from early summer to fall. 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. With bright colors like red, orange, and yellow, these varieties will capture your attention in the garden.
Curry Up has bold and vibrant colors that will catch your eye from a distance. 1½” wide, golden yellow flowers with clear, dark red eyes have wider petals.
Red Hot Vanilla has red and white flowers that 1-1½" wide, The creamy white flowers have a dark red central eye and form a domed, rounded habit. As the flower ages, the eye gets bigger until it comprises most of the flower. The flowers will cover the gray-green, threadleaf foliage for a showy midsummer display.
Zesty Zinger is a compact, rounded mound covered with rich colored flowers. 1½”, Light ivory flowers have dark magenta centers which spread toward the edge of the petals. The flowers cover the bright green, threadleaf foliage for a showy midsummer display.
Sun: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in landscape during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Water containers when soil surface is dry. Fertilize monthly during growing season. Cut back mid- to late summer to encourage new bloom flush. Pruning time: fall, after flowering is finished; may be divided in fall or early spring.
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