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Coreopsis, Mercury Rising (Coreopsis)

Name Coreopsis, Mercury Rising
Botanical Name Coreopsis

The folks who name the specific variety of the coreopsis perennials are very imaginative. That's so much better than calling it "tickweed", the common name. Mercury Rising yields velvety wine red 1.5-2 " flowers. Blooms May thru September on thread-leaf foliage. You wonder what that means? Stems have threadlike leaves - very narrow.

Location: sun
Size: 15-18 inches tall
Flower Color: wine red
Soil Conditions: medium
Trim/Prune: Trim to ground in late fall after several frosts.
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
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