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Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata

Also known as

Whorled Tickseed, Thread-Leaved Coreopsis, Whorled Coreopsis

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Tickseed

A close up of the yellow flower of Coreopsis verticillata
A close up of the yellow flower of Coreopsis verticillata
A close up of the yellow flower of Coreopsis verticillata
A close up of the yellow flower of Coreopsis verticillata
A close up of the yellow flower of Coreopsis verticillata

Tickseed Overview

This is a bushy spreading perennial clump which is native to North America. The flowers are profuse and yellow and will bloom in the summer. The leaves are dark green and pinnate.

Common problems with Tickseed

How to propagate Tickseed

Division

Divide old clumps in winter or spring.

Cuttings

By spring cuttings.

Special features of Tickseed

Attracts butterflies

Other uses of Tickseed

Border, cutting bed, naturaliser. Summer/Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.