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Plant Characteristics

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

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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BENGAL TIGER TICKSEED

Coreopsis verticillata 'Bengal Tiger'
PPAF Plant Propagation Prohibited

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.

Mature Height:

20-22 Inches

Mature Spread:

24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Tickseed

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like 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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 7312

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Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 8342

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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Customer Testimonials

I had a terrific experience ordering from you guys. The customer service was fantastic and the plants are doing great. The Incrediball got HUGE! I will certainly be ordering again this Fall or Spring. Thanks!


Richard
Hawley, PA
July 2014

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