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Coreopsis verticillata 'Bengal Tiger' PPAF Plant Propagation Prohibited

BENGAL TIGER TICKSEED

Breeder
Buy Bengal Tiger Tickseed online. 'Bengal Tiger' has masses of blazing red and golden yellow flowers, appearing early summer into fall. These long lasting blooms cover mildew resistant thread-like foliage. This extra hardy Coreopsis has a clean, mounding habit making it a great addition to a sunny location.

Height:

20-22 Inches

Spread:

20-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

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*
  • Light Yellow
  • Red
  • Yellow
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*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Tissue Culture
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • 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 free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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