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Growing conditions for plant – Coreopsis Autumn Blush

The Coreopsis Autumn Blush, Coreopsis ‘Autumn Blush’ (PPAF) is a wonderful new variety to the Coreopsis family. Continuous flower production and vigorous growth have made ‘Autumn Blush’ destined to become one of America’s gardeners’ favorite plants. Autumn Blush Tickseed is smothered in stunning buttery yellow daisy flowers with brick red centers at the ends of the stems from early summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It’s ferny leaves remain emerald green in color throughout the season.

Plant Characteristics

– Autumn Blush Tickseed will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 32 inches.
– Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front.
– It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
– This perennial should only be grown in full sunlight.
– It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water.
– It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in poor soils.
– It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution.
– This plant can be propagated by division.
– ‘Autumn Blush’ is a hybrid perennial coreopsis that blooms like an annual from spring to fall, featuring large flowers that change color with the seasons.


No serious insect or disease problems. Root rot may occur in heavy, poorly-drained soils. Performs best in cool summer climates. Plant stems tend to sprawl, particularly in hot and humid climates with periodic heavy summer rainfall.


Long spring to fall bloom and bright foliage provide good accent in beds, foundations and borders. Also effective as an edger for walks/paths.

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