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Plains Coreopsis 'Dwarf Red' AKA 'Mahogany Midget' Seeds (Certified Organic)

Butterflies love the flowers and birds love the seeds!

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

This dwarf variety of Plains Coreopsis produces an abundance of mahogany-red daisy-like blooms. It can be used in mass plantings, or as an accent plant. Butterflies love the flowers and birds love the seeds!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Coreopsis tinctoria
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 20 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 25 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Red, Scarlet (Dark Red)
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, Suitable for growing in containers, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50