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Plant Characteristics

Flower Color*
  • Multi-Colored
  • Green
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Green
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Rock Gardens
  • 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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ROUTE 66 TICKSEED

Coreopsis verticillata 'Route 66'

Buy Route 66 Tickseed online. Short and compact threadleaf variety with a stunning red streaked flower. Red eye in the summer streaks to full red in the fall.. A very heat and drought tolerant variety.

Mature Height:

24 Inches

Mature Spread:

24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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 ROUTE 66 TICKSEED Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 4908

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(2 units available now - S)

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$15.00

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