Coreopsis 'Bengal Tiger' - Plant of the week 21 March 2013

Fiery flowers glow red and gold, like tiger eyes on this gorgeous garden beauty. Extra hardy Coreopsis verticillata breeding makes this a star for every area of North America 'Bengal Tiger's clean, manicured habit and feathery, mildew resistant foliage brings our breeding program up a notch against the competition. A constant performer for garden and containers.

Common Name: Perennial Tickseed

Family: Asteraceae

Plant Category: Coreopsis

Plant Series: verticillata hybrids

Plant Type: Perennial

US Patent #: PPAF

EU Grant #: PVR

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10     (5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Habit: Mounding

Size (HT/W/FL HT): 20"/24"/22"

Finish Time: Fast

Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September,October

Growth Rate: Fast

Most Active Growing Season: Spring

Flowering Season: Summer

Flower Color(s): Red, Yellow

Soil: Average, well-drained

Exposure: Full Sun

Additional Attribute(s): Butterflies, Deep South

Nutritional Needs: 75 - 100 ppm

Water: Average

Landscape Value: Use in the sun garden in mixed beds and borders.

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