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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

COREOPSIS 'Ruby Frost'

Commonly known as Tickseed

Deep red flowers edged in frosty white, appear progressively through the summer
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

  • Red
  • Height - 35-40cm (14-16in)
  • Spread - 70-80cm (27-31in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - forms a bushy mound of blue-green leaves.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - might need staking in rich soil. Can be sheared lightly in July to prolong flowering. Wildlife plant - bees and butterflies
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails
  • Place of origin - garden origin. From the Hardy Jewel series by Terra Nova Nurseries, Oregon, USA
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - to 7.5cm (3in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Coreopsis - Growing Guide
35-40cm (14-16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  70-80cm (27-31in)
 

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