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Courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries

Courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries


Coreopsis x 'Ruby Frost' PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

RUBY FROST TICKSEED

Buy Ruby Frost Tickseed online. Has large, deep ruby flowers that are fringed with a collar of creamy white. Plant habit is choice, with its flowers held up elegantly. This plant has been prominently featured in Birds & Blooms Magazine. In fact, it was named by the readers in a recent contest. Truly a color-breakthrough in the world of Coreopsis.

Height:

32 Inches

Spread:

26 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Terra Nova
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Red
  • Dark Pink
  • Pink
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Tissue Culture
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
 

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

For more info about this species and it's uses click here.