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Coreopsis ‘Tropical Lemonade’

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Coreopsis ‘Tropical Lemonade’ bloomed for much of the summer with a peak floral display in late June and early July.  Some of the plants were cut back in mid-July with the hope that doing so would extend the bloom time and rejuvenate the foliage.  The flower coverage between the two treatments was about equal, but the foliage quality was slightly improved on the cutback plants.  Powdery mildew resistance was noted to be significantly better during the second year of the trial compared to the first year.  Powdery mildew in general was not as prevalent in 2013, but ‘Tropical Lemonade’ went from the bottom to the middle of the pack in terms of resistance to powdery mildew.


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  • Common Name
    Tropical Lemonade™ tickseed  
  • Bloom Period
    mid-June - early September 
  • Peak Bloom
    4 weeks 
  • Flower Size
    1" diameter 
  • Size
    14" x 14" (h x w) 
  • Powdery Mildew Resistance