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Coreopsis 'Limerock Passion' (Tickseed)

Tickseed 'Limerock Passion', 'Limerock Passion' Tickseed


Extraordinarily floriferous, Coreopsis 'Limerock Passion' is a rhizomatous perennial forming a dense, bushy clump of neat, ferny foliage. From early summer through early fall, it produces masses of small, lavender-pink, daisy-like flowers adorned with a bright golden center. Borne atop slender self-supporting stems, the blossoms rise well above the airy foliage. Tolerant of heat, humidity and some drought, this Tickseed is perfect to create a stunning floral display in the garden. Exceptional for containers or edging.

  • Grows up to 12-18 in. in height (30-45cm) and 12-24 in. across (30-60 cm).
  • Prefers full sun and enjoys dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils and is drought and deer tolerant.
  • Easy to grow, unfussy and relatively low maintenance, this Coreopsis is a favorite of bees and butterflies.
  • Welcomed addition to the front of borders, sidewalk edgings, cottage gardens or containers.
  • Midsummer shearing (after the first flush of flowers) will keep this plant looking its best all season and promote a fall rebloom.
  • Coreopsis, commonly known as Tickseed, are a favorite of many gardeners thanks to the bright colors of their flowers and their ability to put up with most garden soils. There are over 100 species available and countless hybrids. Most of them are low maintenance, drought tolerant and enjoy long blooming seasons. Workhorse perennials in the sunny borders, they make excellent cut flowers.

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Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Coreopsis
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 9
Heat Zones 1 – 12
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Coreopsis
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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