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Plains Coreopsis ‘Quills and Thrills’ Seeds

Covered in unusual, fluted blooms in various combinations of red and yellow all summer long.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Fill your beds and borders with this interesting coreopsis, which becomes covered in unusual, fluted blooms in various combinations of red and yellow all summer long. Makes a stunning display when planted in mass.

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 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Bright Yellow, Gold (Yellow-Orange), Red, Red-Orange, 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 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly 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