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The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray' flowers in response to short days or vernalization

Author(s): S. Padhye, E. S. Runkle and A. Cameron

Month: Jul
Year: 2005

Publication Type: Meeting Abstract
Journal: Hortscience
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Volume: 40
Issue: 4
Pages: 1100-1100

Article Topic(s): Light, Phenology, Propagation
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Coreopsis grandiflora (Largeflower tickseed),


This meeting abstract describes the vernalization and photoperiod required initiate flowering in a cultivar of Coreopsis grandiflora. Either two weeks of nine-hour short days or vernalization followed by long days resulted in flowering, but longer durations increased the number of flower buds and decreased the time to flower.

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S. Padhye, E. S. Runkle and A. Cameron. "Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray' flowers in response to short days or vernalization." Hortscience 40.4 (2005): 1100-1100.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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