BIG BANG™ Mercury Rising Coreopsis BIG BANG™ Mercury Rising Coreopsis

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BIG BANG™ Mercury Rising Coreopsis

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  • Blooms Midsummer To Fall,
  • Large, 2" Diameter Flowers,
  • Easy to Grow,
Common Name:Tickseed
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:1 - 2 Feet
Spread:2 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Red Shades

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(Tickseed) Big Bang™ Coreopsis 'Mercury Rising' is a perennial breakthrough! Now you can get the ruby red color of Coreopsis that is a Perennial! Big Bang™ 'Mercury Rising' is hardy down to zone 5. This mounding perennial starts blooming in early summer. The beautiful wine colored petals surround a stunning yellow 'eye'. You may occasionally find petals that are lightly frosted with a touch of white. As the flowers age they expand out to 1 1/2- 2 inches wide. The continuous color of Big Bang™ Coreopsis 'Mercury Rising' will last all summer and even into the fall. The beauty of 'Mercury Rising' does not have to only be seen in your perennial gardens, because this compact grower, 15-18", is also a great selection for container gardens. Enjoy the sights of butterflies floating around this plant all season.
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BIG BANG™ Mercury Rising Coreopsis PP24,689

Common Name Tickseed
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Soil Type Clay
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Red Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant
Design Use Border, Container, Massing, Structure
Season of Interest (Flowering) Fall, Late Summer, Summer
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Rod's Pick

I love the deep red wine blooms of Big Bang™ Coreopsis 'Mercury Rising'. This perennial has bloomed all summer in my garden. The compact size also make this variety very easy to fit into any space. Finally a Red coreopsis that is hardy down to zone 5!

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