Coreopsis Big Bang 'Mercury Rising' PP24,689

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USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Hardy, reliable, dramatic plant with deep wine-red blooms throughout the summer. Yellow center contrasts beautifully with the velvety deep red petals. Well-branched, quick grower but spreads gently in a non-invasive way.

Height

16-18 in

Spread

24 in

Color

Red

Interesting Notes

Bred by Darrell Probst

Bloom Time

June-October

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Larkspur (Delphinium (Magic Fountains)), Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora), Bellflower (Campanula glomerta), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Avens (Geum ), Oriental Lily (Lilium ), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Stonecrop (Sedum sexangulare), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Avens (Geum ), Stonecrop (Sedum Sunsparkler® ), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Variegated Stonecrop (Sedum Sunsparkler® )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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