Terra Nova Nurseries announces a new 2012 Sneak Peek variety introduction for growers called Coreopsis ‘Bengal Tiger.’
C. ‘Bengal Tiger’ has glowing red and gold flowers that bloom during the summertime. It has a clean, manicured habit and feathery, mildew-resistant foliage. This hardy, verticillata-bred new introduction is a constant performer for the garden and is ideal for giving container combinations, mixed beds and borders brilliant color. ‘Bengal Tiger’ has a fast growth rate and requires full sun for optimal performance. The average size includes 24 inches wide, 20 inches high and a 22-inch flower height. It grows well in USDA Zones 6 to 9.
The breeder has created a plant profile page and grower recipe specific to this new variety so growers interested in possible liner orders can learn about growing habits, plant characteristics, fertilization recommendations, water requirements, and other insights provided by the breeding team.