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Mercury Rising Tickseed

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  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Mercury Rising Tickseed is a spreading perennial with narrow bright green foliage.  Its velvety wine red daisy-like flowers with bright yellow disks are frosted with creamy white in high summer creating a two-toned affect and bloom continuously from mid summer into fall.  Prefers full sun and dry to medium well-drained soil.  Drought, humidity, and road salt tolerance. 

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

1' - 1.5'

Spread:  

2’ - 3'

Spacing: 

2.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

Red

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Can be an aggressive self-seeder- deadhead in spring to encourage extended bloom and prevent spreading.  Crown rot may occur in moist, poorly-drained soils.  Foliage decline may occur in hot summers if the soil is allowed to dry out.  Snails and slugs can be a problem.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasRock GardensFoundational Plantings.

COMPANION PLANTS: Switch GrassConeflowerAvens

IMAGE: Photos by Proven Winners,  Mercury Rising

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