Seeds - Coreopsis, Tall Plains OG (SGH)
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Description: Attractive yellow flowers with maroon centres float atop delicate, ferny foliage. These low-maintenance plants do a great job of attracting pollinators. Drought-tolerant and deer-resistant.
Pack Size: ~ 150 seeds
Latin Name: Coreopsis tinctoria
Main Uses: This plant is grown as an ornamental as well as to attract hummingbirds.
Zone Hardiness: Reseeding annual
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 90 cm (35 in)
Flower Color: Yellow with maroon centres
Flowering Time: Late July - August (or until frost)
Germination: 10 - 20 days at 21°C.
Sowing: Indoors 4 - 5 weeks before last frost, 3 - 5 seeds per cell. For best results, apply Sea Magic™ kelp from first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant. Outdoors, direct seed after last frost.
Planting depth: 1/16”, Lightly covered.
Spacing: 6 - 10”.
Planting Out: Well-drained soil once seedlings are established and risk of frost has passed.
Notes: This is a very engaging plant, adding a wonderful fragrant dimension to the landscape; plant where it will get noticed!
Growing in Containers: Ideal for containers.
Fertilizing (Containers): Use an organic bloom-boost fertilizer once plants start to set buds.
Watering (Containers): Water deeply when top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Check every day or two during very hot weather.
Growing in Mixed Planters: Well-suited to larger mixed planters.
Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in a garden bed amended with compost. No additional fertilizer is required.
Watering (Garden): Water young plants regularly to establish, the water deeply as conditions require.
Beneficials Attracted to this Plant: Hummingbirds are attracted to this plant.
Suitability for Indoors: Not well-suited for indoors, except except under lights.
What about Grow Lights? Grow lights are required to grow this variety indoors.
Indoor Container Suggestions: 6" pot with drainage.