Coreopsis 'GOLDEN STARDUST'

Coreopsis
Coreopsis  'GOLDEN STARDUST'
tickseed, coreopsis
SIZE/TYPE low perennial
 mid-sized perennial
USUAL HEIGHT 0.4-0.6m
USUAL WIDTH 0.3-0.5m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS kombinovaná:golden a deep red
BLOOMING TIME June - October
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Perennials
Summer blooms
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Tickseed is a popular perennial that will suit both the modern city gardens as well as natural landscapes in the country. Modern varieties are bred for more beautiful flower colours, improved garden performance or hardiness, and obviously extended flowering period.

Golden Stardust tickseed was bred by Blair Winner from Santa Paula in California, USA, i.e. the same breeder who introduced the UPTICK™ series. It produces rather large, 5-6 cm across, daisy-like flowers combining golden yellow and mahogany colour around a small, yellow centre. They come out in abundance from June until the first frost and the later the season the darker the flowers get. Stems are upright, about 50 cm tall, and strong enough not to bend. Leaves are medium green, narrowly lance-shaped and resistant to common diseases until late summer. Patent No. PP30770 was granted in 2019.

Tickseed will grow in nearly any free-draining soil in full sun, and as it withstands drought it is popular for rockeries. Making it a glowing feature in your perennial garden bed is the reasonable and expected way of using it. But placing it among small shrubs with different foliage and flowers will mean an honour for this easy and affordable beauty. Deadheading will make the plant nicer and bring forward formation of new flower buds but is not necessary. Fully hardy to about -29°C (USDA zone 5).

Last update 05-10-2020
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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