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Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby' (Tickseed 'Limerock Ruby')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby'

Other names

Tickseed 'Limerock Ruby'

Genus

Coreopsis Coreopsis

Variety or Cultivar

'Limerock Ruby' _ 'Limerock Ruby' has rich red velvety daisy-like flowers, with bright yellow centres, and a flowering period through summer and autumn.


Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby' is: Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming, Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow, Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red, Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs Snails , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to encourage dense, compact growth. Cut right back in autumn.

Propagation methods

Seed, Division


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Where to grow

Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby' (Tickseed 'Limerock Ruby') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wildlife, Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Prefers fertile, well-drained soil in full or part sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered, Exposed

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby'

Other names

Tickseed 'Limerock Ruby'

Genus

Coreopsis Coreopsis

Variety or Cultivar

'Limerock Ruby' _ 'Limerock Ruby' has rich red velvety daisy-like flowers, with bright yellow centres, and a flowering period through summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming, Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red, Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to encourage dense, compact growth. Cut right back in autumn.

Propagation methods

Seed, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby' (Tickseed 'Limerock Ruby') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wildlife, Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Prefers fertile, well-drained soil in full or part sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered, Exposed

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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Short lived coreopsis

I found out after buying this that 'Limerock Ruby' is a short lived coreopsis. That may have put me off buying had I known in advance but the plant has been an intense burst of colour all summer and… read more

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