Coreopsis Big Bang™ 'Mercury Rising'

Coreopsis Big Bang™ 'Mercury Rising'

Coreopsis Big Bang™ 'Mercury Rising'

Colorful, Upright Perennial Loves the Sun!

Magenta Claret Flowers Dazzle in the newest Big Bang™ Variety!

Item # 49663
Buy 3+ at $12.95 ea
Buy 6+ at $11.95 ea
'Mercury Rising'
Item Form
5 - 9
Bloom Start To End
Early Summer - Early Fall
Plant Height
15 in - 18 in
Plant Width
24 in - 3 ft
Bloom Size
1.5 in - 2 in
Additional Characteristics
Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers, Repeat Bloomer, Season Extenders
Bloom Color
Cream, Magenta, White, Multi-Color, Yellow
Foliage Color
Medium Green
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Moisture Requirements
Dry, Moist, well-drained
Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Powdery Mildew, Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance
Soil Tolerance
Normal, loamy
Border, Outdoor, Beds, Cut Flowers, Ornamental
*Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Review Summary
(Based on 4 Reviews)

Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


Easy to grow plant
Brad from GA wrote on June 10, 2019

I don’t have a lot of gardening experience, so I wanted to plant something suited for a beginner. I live is zone 8 and have heavy red clay soil. The flowers aren’t big, and the stems are thin. I love the color of the flowers and I love that there are so many flowers on just one plant. I bought this plant because I read coreopsis will attract ladybugs and that it was easy to grow.

Best coreopsis yet!
George Hansen from NE wrote on September 15, 2015

I received these plants promptly in the spring in good condition. There were a few broken stems, which I simply stuck in the ground, watered and watched rapidly root. Wow! These plants are better than advertised and have remained beautiful, approximately 2 feet wide thrpughout our hot, windy summer. Once established they need little water, but our soils are heavy, so they rarely dry out. The next test for this plant will be our brutal winter. If it survives, I'll be back with another review. So far this is the best I've found and a bargain at the price! You won't be disappointed.

very impressed with these plants
Irene from CA wrote on July 27, 2015

I bought a 6 pack this spring, and was impressed at the size and quality of the plants. A few pieces had broken off, I stuck them in water and one rooted! I live in the SF Bay area, so the cooler nights must be making the white edges appear in the middle of summer. Doesn't seem to need that much water, and with the CA drought, it is nice to have some color and a few flowers (small in size, but not in color) to bring in the house. Keep these wonderful plants coming!

Striking in a hosta bed
Retired / Full time gardener. from NJ wrote on June 24, 2013

Was looking for an easy grower, perennial to standout in my mostly hosta beds. I have always loved the yellow ones but when I saw the claret color with yellow centers, wow!!! It now sets in a three foot opening between two dark green hostas with a small white and green dwarf hosta in the back center, which can be seen through the coreopsis. it is gorgeous!