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‘Autumn Blush’ tickseed

By: Garden Gate staff
‘Autumn Blush’ lives up to the tickseed family’s tough reputation — with a twist.

Autumn Blush tickseed

‘autumn blush’ tickseed coreopsis hybrid

‘Autumn Blush’ lives up to the tickseed family’s tough reputation — with a twist. The soft yellow flowers with a maroon center develop a pink blush as temperatures turn cooler in fall. ‘Autumn Blush’ may be a bit slow to take off in spring, but it will get going in warmer weather and is soon covered in blooms from early summer through fall. The ferny foliage makes a great contrast to large-leafed plants like bergenia.

TYPE Perennial SIZE 24 in. tall by 32 in. wide BLOOM Summer to fall LIGHT Full sun SOIL Average to well-drained PESTS None serious HARDINESS Cold: USDA zones 6 to 9 Heat: AHS zones 9 to 1

Published: Sept. 25, 2007
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