Coreopsis ‘Mercury Rising’

Coreopsis ‘Mercury Rising’

A brilliant red coreopsis (most varieties are yellow), ‘Mercury Rising’ is a hot little number for beds and borders. A member of the Big Bang Series, this hardy perennial blooms from early summer through early fall — sometimes even to frost. The wine-red flowers feature a golden button center. If you’re planting abutterfly garden, ‘Mercury Rising’ is a must. Small flowers and airy foliage make this a beautiful addition to any flowerbed.

Name: Coreopsis ‘Mercury Rising’

Growing Conditions: Full sun

Size: To 18 inches tall and 24 inches wide

Zones: 5-9

Grow It With: Perennial geranium

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