Coreopsis Seeds - Mahogany Midget
USDA Zones: 4 - 10
Height: 10 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring through summer
Bloom Color: Burgandy
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.2 - 7.2
Deer Resistant: Yes
House Plant: No
Latin Name: Coreopsis Tinctoria
Coreopsis (Coreopsis Tinctoria Mahogany Midget) - Grow Coreopsis seeds for sun-loving, drought tolerant flowers that butterflies adore! Mahogany Midget is the perfect size for the front of the flower border, and this annual grows readily from Coreopsis flower seed to give a wonderful display of summer color. It is small, only 10 inches tall with a 10 inch width, but it is a prolific bloomer with 1 - 1 1/2 inch deep red blooms with a large brownish colored eye and grass-like foliage.
Perfect container plant
This Coreopsis plant is simply gorgeous, and it is trouble-free. The perfect size for beds and borders as well as containers. This variety may be referred to as Dwarf Red Plains Coreopsis.
Coreopsis seed | mahogany midget
How to grow
How To Grow Coreopsis From Seed: Directly sow Coreopsis seeds outdoors in spring into a prepared seed bed. Soil should be loosened and weed free. Press the flower seed into the soil but do not cover it. Keep the seed moist until germination.
Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Deadheading helps to encourage continuous blooms up until the end of summer. Coreopsis Mahogany Midget blooms in 10 weeks when sown from flower seeds.
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
- Average Germ Time: 14 - 28 days
- Keep moist until germination
- Attracts bees, butterflies and birds
- Depth: Do not cover seed but press into the soil
Coreopsis flowers love the summer sun and heat. They are fairly drought tolerant once they are well-established. They are not too picky about soil, but it does need to drain well.
- Height: 10 inches
- USDA Zones: 4 - 9
- Season: Annual
- Deer Resistant: Yes
- Drought Tolerant: Yes