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Photo Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Photo Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery


Coreopsis verticillata 'Sweet Marmalade' PP20702 Plant propagation prohibited

SWEET MARMALADE TICKSEED

Buy Sweet Marmalade Tickseed online. Stunning, long blooming flowers open deep orange, then mellow to soft apricot yellow through the season. Blooms summer into early autumn. Bushy mounds of mid-green, narrow, linear foliage grow to 14 to 18 inches tall and 15 to 20 inches wide.

Height:

14-18 Inches

Spread:

15-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Orange
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*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Tissue Culture
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

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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