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Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

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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*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Multi-Colored
  • Dark Pink
  • Red
  • Pink
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*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Tissue Culture
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun 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 free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

For more info about this species and it's uses click here.

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MERCURY RISING TICKSEED

Coreopsis x 'Mercury Rising'
PP24689 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Mercury Rising Tickseed online. An exceptional red, cold hardy Coreopsis with velvety magenta-claret petals and a center that is bright golden-yellow. Reaches 15 to 18 inches tall and 24 to 36 inches wide with fresh green foliage backing the flowers.

Mature Height:

14-16 Inches

Mature Spread:

15-6 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

6-10

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.

Purchase MERCURY RISING TICKSEED Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 10746

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(350 units available now - R)
(302 units for review soon) Pre-Order
Standard Package
Unbranded



$22.00

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