Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Heliot’ seeds – (Tickseed)

$4.00

A lovely compact abundant flowering plant which flowers in its first year from seed. Great for pots or for the garden where it blooms its heart out all summer and wel linto autumn

Description

This is an easily grown perennial , which has sunny yellow flowers with brown centres.  it flowers in early summer  and continues flowering until autumn.  ‘Heliot’ flowers profusely  within the first year of planting , unlike many perennials, and comes back year after year. The single daisy-like blooms measure 4–-5 cm in diameter and will be a striking  feature of your summer garden, which will often capture the attention of visitors. The compact and uniform habit of ‘Heliot’ makes it useful for the creation of lovely front of border displays and also containers. ‘Heliot’ grows vigorously without very much care, and doesn’t really mind what  kind of soil you put it in so long as  the soil has some moisture in it, and the position is sunny.

Heliot has won the Flueroselect award for garden excellence

Sowing advice

Sow in spring , indoors in seed trays or pots. Surface sow onto moist well-drained seed compost. Lightly cover seed with soil. Propagate 20-25°C. Germination takes 21-30 days. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle to 8cm pots. Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed with 50cm spacing.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Tickseed

Family

Asteraceae, Compositae

Maximum Height

38 cm

Number of seeds in packet

20