Coreopsis Hot Paprika

Sizzle & Spice® Series Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed
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A Boost of Bright Summer Color
Spicy-red flowers with gold button centers heat up the summer garden atop a compact, rounded mound of bright green threadleaf foliage. The fiery red captures attention to give any sunny garden that extra boost of vibrant midsummer color. A great perennial for beginners – Tickseed is an easy perennial to grow and requires little care. Create beautiful petite nosegays for long-lasting summer bouquets. The dainty finely-cut foliage of Coreopsis Hot Paprika adds texture and interesting contrast to surrounding perennials. With the ever-expanding color choices on the market, Coreopsis can be used in just about any garden color scheme.

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Patent PP28,522
Plant Type Perennials
Species verticillata
Height Short 15-18"
Spacing Plant 22-26" apart
Bloom Time Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Soil Type Normal, Sandy
Water Needs Low
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • OK in Containers

Coreopsis General Information

Coreopsis verticillata are great cut flowers with its unusual narrow tapered foliage. Free flowering-continuously in bloom from early summer into fall. Spreads readily and can be used on a sunny bank, in a naturalized planting, or in a traditional border. Long blooming and easy to grow, they come in various heights and many shades of yellow, reds, pink, and white. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Coreopsis Plant Care

Prefers a nice sunny well drained spot. Very easy to grow. Remove top one-third of plant with hedge shears after flowering to freshen foliage, if needed. Spreads reliably, so division every 2-3 years may be needed to restrain girth, but only if desired.