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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
  • Burgundy/Crimson
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
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Tissue Culture
  • Cuttings or Divisions
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 a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

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CALIENTE TICKSEED

Coreopsis x 'Caliente'

Buy Caliente coreopsis online. Produces masses of bright red flowers with a darker crimson eye and a yellow center. Part of the Big Bang series from Massachusetts hybridizer Darrell Probst.

Mature Height:

12-18 Inches

Mature Spread:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

9-10

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®.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 5507

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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