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COREOPSIS 'Strawberry Lemonade' PP18299
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Compact yellow-green feathery foliage topped with vibrant magenta-crimson flowers makes Strawberry Lemonade tickseed stunning! An herbaceous perennial selected by Terra Nova Nurseries of Canby, Oregon, 'Strawberry Lemonade' is a dwarf cultivar with limited winter cold tolerance. Early to bloom and continuously flowering in summer, the magenta-red to crimson petals surround a dark orange-red disk, attracting butterflies and bees. Promptly trimming off spent flowers promotes new flushes of flowers until earliest fall. The leaves are yellow-green, but have hints of brighter gold tips.
Plant 'Strawberry Lemonade' in a well-draining moist to slightly dry soil that is fertile and not highly alkaline in pH. Capable of enduring light drought, water it if both heat and dry soil occur in unison to prevent browning. This sun-loving perennial is well-suited to the front of perennial borders or as an edging. Its limited ability to survive in 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
8 - 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
8"-11" / 20.3cm - 27.9cm
12"-16" / 30.5cm - 40.6cm
Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer
Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Container, Cutflower, Feature Plant, Wildflower
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