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Coreopsis, Dwarf Red (Organic)

Coreopsis tinctoria.

Annual coreopsis with dark red blooms. These small plants grow to about 1′ in all directions. They fit perfectly in tight spaces where a splash of color is desired, and look great in a pot on the porch. We like that the plants care for themselves with little help, and are very attractive to pollinators. Unlike the wild Tall Plains coreopsis, Dwarf Red is a quick bloomer and eager to get the flower party started. A North American native wildflower also used as a dye plant. Heat loving and drought resistant. Aka, Calliopsis, Tickseed.

Packet ≈ 200 seeds
$3.90

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1/2 g ≈ 1000 seeds
$6.90

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Direct sow 1/4” deep after danger of frost, or sow indoors for transplant 6 weeks before last frost. Thin/ transplant to 12”. Plants prefer full sun. Deadhead to prolong bloom and limit self-seeding.

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Collect seeds from seed heads that are fully dry. Shell by hand or by dancing, winnow or screen to clean. Some cross-pollination may occur, isolate from varieties of the same species by 1/4 mile.

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  1. One person found this helpful
    John

    Shorty Coreopsis

    John (verified owner)

    Where did you grow this variety? California

    The description says they grow only 12 inches tall, which is accurate. The ones in the photo are in 4 inch wide pots. They produce a ton of color but stay very short, so plan accordingly.

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