Tequila Sunrise Tickseed
A tough native that shines in your garden!
In the mood for something hot? Try the gold and red of Coreopsis “Tequila Sunrise” in your garden this year. The flowers are daisy-like with rays of yellow, tipped at the base with cherry red. You can’t miss these guys in the garden. They draw the eye from wherever you are.
Even when they’re not in flower, they are beautiful. The leaves are variegated spring-green and buttercream-white. They look soft and fresh whether there are flowers or not. But when there are flowers, they provide the perfect backdrop for the vibrant colors of the blooms.
Coreopsis are true North American natives and as such bloom with carefree abandon almost anywhere you plant them in the US. They love full sun and well-drained soil, but beyond that, they require very little. The more you cut, the more they bloom, so keep your vases full and your garden will be full too!
They bloom from spring through summer and all the way into the fall. Leave a few seed heads on the plant through the winter so that these prolific reseeders can add more beauty to your garden each year!
Tequila Sunrise Coreopsis is xeric (very drought tolerant) and works great in urban waterwise gardens. Don’t just buy one, buy several and enjoy them in your own yard this year. Order now!
* Variegated foliage
* Profusion of bright yellow and red flowers
* Great for cutting (the more you cut, the more you get!)
* Perfect in containers
* Easy growing perennial – comes back every year!
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Coreopsis x 'Tequila Sunrise'|
|Mature Height||12 - 18 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 18 inches|
|Soil Type||Well Drained Soil|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Foliage Color||Green, White|