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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Container
  • Drought Tolerant
Exposure
  • Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
  • Fast
Flower Color
  • Red
  • Multi
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Early Spring
  • Summer Flowers
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowers
Plant Introduction
  • Proven Winners® / ColorChoice®
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Foliage
  • Growth Habit
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Plant Type
  • Perennial
Best Usages
  • Border Plant
  • Ground cover
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Container Plant
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Coreopsis is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

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ROUTE 66 TICKSEED

Coreopsis verticillata 'Route 66'

Buy Route 66 Tickseed online. Short and compact threadleaf variety with a stunning red streaked flower. Red eye in the summer streaks to full red in the fall.. A very heat and drought tolerant variety.

Mature Height:

24 Inches

Mature Spread:

24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Tickseed

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • Sooner Lifetime Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
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Purchase ROUTE 66 TICKSEED Online

quart Pot

SKU: 7787

(0.62qrt / .59 liters)
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$12.99

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 4908

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(36 units available now - SG)

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$18.99

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