coreopsis x 'mercury rising' (tickseed)*

Size: 1 gallon
  • deep velvety red flowers have yellow centres
  • narrow, thread-like foliage forms compact mounds
  • proven to be hardy for zone 5
  • bloom time: midsummer to fall
  • zone 5
  • height 30-50cm 
  • spread 60-80cm
  • colour red
  • grows best in an average to moist soil, but will thrive in any well-drained site
  • remove spent flowers for continuous blooming
  • excellent disease resistance
  • full sun
  • low maintenance
  • long blooming
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)