Coreopsis (Tick Seed) ‘Limerock Ruby’

Where to Buy

US & Canada | UK & Ireland

Description

Limerock Ruby has striking, bright ruby-red daisy flowers with yellow centres on mounded, self-supporting plants. This plant gives exceptional flower power from early summer to fall. Comes to Rozanne and Friends from Mary Ann Faria of Rhode Island, USA.

Variety

Coreopsis (Tick Seed) 'Limerock Ruby'

Approx. Height

16-22"/40-55cms

Approx. Spread

31-36"/80-90cms

Attributes

Long blooming period. Use in the front of borders, in containers or as a beautiful cut flower for indoor flower displays. Attracts butterflies.

Aftercare Instructions

Plant out in spring in well-drained soil. Stems may need some support in more exposed garden locations. Water when the weather is dry. Provide a light dose of fertilizer in spring and midsummer.
Cut the stems down to ground level in late autumn. Treat as a tender perennial by lifting roots in the winter and storing them at between 45f/7c.

Flowering Time

All summer long to Fall

Positioning

Full sun

Approx. Winter Hardiness

Tender in North America. Hardy down to 23f/-5c