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COREOPSIS 'Fruit Punch' PPAF
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The Fruit Punch tickseed's flowers are like a bullseye - white with a eye-catching red center. An herbaceous perennial selected by Terra Nova Nurseries of Canby, Oregon, 'Fruit Punch' is a mounding cultivar with limited winter cold tolerance. Multicolored, the white petals have a light pink tip and turn red as they meet to surround a golden red disk, attracting butterflies and bees. Promptly trimming off spent flowers ensures a constant flush of new flowers that open high above the foliage.
Plant 'Fruit Punch' in a well-draining moist to slightly dry soil that is fertile and not highly alkaline in pH. Capable of enduring drought, water it if both heat and dry soil occur in unison to prevent browning and reduced blooms. This sun-loving perennial is well-suited to perennial borders or filling a void inbetween boulders in a rockery. Its intolerance of prolonged subfreezing winter temperatures finds it best as a vivid seasonal container plant or bedding annual outside its hardiness range. It does, however, need a winter dormancy to return, even in frost-free gardens.
9 - 1
9 - 11
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
13"-18" / 33.0cm - 45.7cm
10"-14" / 25.4cm - 35.6cm
Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Drought Tolerant, Average Water
White, Red, Light Pink
Container, Cutflower, Feature Plant, Wildflower
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