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Plains Coreopsis Seeds - Tall Red Coreopsis tinctoria

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Unit Size Price Savings Qty
Packet $2.95
1 Ounce Package $10.95
1/4 Pound Package $24.95 43%
1 Pound Sack $54.95 69%
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  • Annual; Grows 12-36 Inches
  • North American Native Wildflower
  • Adaptable to both Sun and partial Shade

Product Description

Plains Coreopsis Seeds - "Tall Red"

The lofty, crimson beauty, Tall Red Plain Coreopsis, grows as a native in many areas. You might think your Tall Red Plains Coreopsis grows like a weed due to its rapid maturation! Although the Tall Red Plain Coreopsis cannot tolerate heat and humidity, it thrives in soils of differing qualities and contents.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Coreopsis - Tall Red
    Botanical Name:Coreopsis tinctoria
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Color:Red
    Bloom Season:Summer/Fall
    Height:Up to 36 Inches
    Light Requirement:Sun/Partial Shade
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Seeds per Pound:Approx 1,400,000
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Ships:Year Around
  • Planting Instructions

    Found naturally on bottomlands with ample moisture, the Tall Red Plains Coreopsis is adapted to all by the driest soil types. It does best on well-drained soil in full sun, but it will tolerate light shade.

    If you live in an area with strong winters, you must plant your Tall Red Plains Coreopsis seeds in the spring, but a fall planting is possible if winters are mild. This annual will bloom from mid-summer to mid-fall.

    Sow your Tall Red Plain Coreopsis seeds directly outside on a firm soil bed. It will germinate best if a clean tilled site is firmed with a roller or finishing harrow. Broadcast or shallowly drill 1 to 2 pounds of seed per acre (1 to 2 grams per 100 square feet.) Plant growth and seed production is increased by fertilizer. Fertilizer should be applies according to soil test recommendations. If test results are not available, a rate of 3.5 to 5.5 ounces per 100 square feet (100 to 150 pounds per acre) of 13-13-13 should be applied in the spring before flowering occurs.

    The Tall Red Plains Coreopsis only requires average watering. Water regularly, but be sure you do not over water.

    Bees, butterflies and birds are attracted to the Tall Red Plains Coreopsis.

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 600 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to 10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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Plains Coreopsis Seeds - Tall Red 5.0

Review By Jennifer Motl

Great service

Seeds arrived promptly. Can't wait to grow these. Thanks!

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