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Coreopsis Sunkiss
(Tickseed)

£15.00

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Great for wildlife
Attracts Wildlife
45cm x 45cm
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Tender Perennial
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Coreopsis Sunkiss: The golden beauty that gives your garden a warm smooch! With its bright blooms and sunny disposition, it’s like a plant version of a kiss from the sun.

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Description

Introducing Coreopsis Sunkiss, the golden charmer that will steal the spotlight in your garden. With its vibrant yellow blooms and sunny disposition, this delightful perennial is sure to brighten your outdoor space. The striking contrast of the bright yellow petals and the touch of red at the centre creates a mesmerising display that captures attention from afar. Standing at a height of around 12-18 inches, Coreopsis Sunkiss forms compact clumps of lush green foliage that serve as the perfect backdrop for its abundant and showy flowers. Be prepared to be dazzled as your garden becomes a haven for butterflies and bees, attracted to the nectar-rich blooms. Sunkiss is a low-maintenance beauty that requires minimal care, making it an ideal choice for both experienced gardeners and beginners. Its adaptability allows it to thrive in a variety of growing conditions, from sunny garden beds to mixed borders or even container plantings. Its long blooming period ensures that you'll enjoy its cheerful display of colour throughout the Summer. Add a touch of sunshine to your garden with Coreopsis Sunkiss. Its radiant golden blooms, compact habit, and easy-going nature make it a standout choice for any landscape. Whether you're creating a vibrant flower bed or adding pops of colour to your patio, Sunkiss is sure to bring joy and brightness to your outdoor oasis. Get ready to soak up the golden beauty of Coreopsis Sunkiss and watch your garden come alive with warmth and cheer.

Planting Conditions

Coreopsis Sunkiss thrives in full sun to partial shade, requiring at least six hours of direct sunlight daily for optimal blooming. It prefers well-drained soil and can tolerate a variety of soil types, including sandy or loamy soils. This adaptable perennial can handle a range of growing conditions but benefits from a fertile soil enriched with organic matter. Plant in Spring or Autumn, providing adequate spacing to allow air circulation and prevent overcrowding.

Watering & Feeding

Water Coreopsis Sunkiss regularly, aiming to keep the soil evenly moist. During hot and dry periods, provide deeper watering to ensure the roots receive enough moisture. Avoid over-watering, as it can lead to root rot. Apply a balanced slow-release fertiliser in Spring to promote healthy growth and abundant flowering. If the soil is particularly poor, incorporate organic matter before planting to improve its nutrient content. Once established, Sunkiss demonstrates good drought tolerance and requires minimal additional feeding.

General Care

Coreopsis Sunkiss is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming and maintain a tidy appearance. This also prevents self-seeding, as Sunkiss can be a prolific self-sower. Trim back the plant after the blooming period to promote new growth and maintain its compact shape. Coreopsis Sunkiss has good resistance to pests and diseases but keep an eye out for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew. Overall, this cheerful plant brings long-lasting colour and charm to your garden with minimal