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LIGHTNING BUG TICKSEED

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LIGHTNING BUG TICKSEED

Coreopsis x 'Lightning Bug'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

Terra Nova

Buy Lightning Bug Tickseed online. Lightning Bug Tickseed is a brightly colored Coreopsis that is covered with large, red-eyed, gold flowers. The flowers cover the top of the low, compact habit, similar to 'Firefly'. Loved by bees and butterflies.

Hardiness Zone: 5-10   ·   Mature Height: 10-12 Inches   ·   Mature Spread: 12-5 Inches

Purchase LIGHTNING BUG TICKSEED Online:

Eco gallon Potted (SKU: 14082)
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List Price $25.00

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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LIGHTNING BUG TICKSEED Plant Characteristics

Brand*
Terra Nova
Flower Color*
Dark Yellow/Gold
Multi-Colored
Red
Yellow
Flower Type*
Single Blooming
Growth Habit*
Dwarf/Small Growing
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*
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Average
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Tissue Culture
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

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LIGHTNING BUG TICKSEED Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

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 About LIGHTNING BUG TICKSEED

Cut back 1-2 times before blooming in order to get a bushy, robust plant.
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