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Tickseed

Coreopsis auriculata

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Coreopsis auriculata
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Tickseed Overview

A short-lived perennial from southeastern USA. Produces single bright yellow flowers through summer. The leaves are oval or lance-shaped. There are several improved forms, 'Badengold' and 'Perry's Variety' which have semi- double flowers. 'Nana' is a compact form.

Common problems with Tickseed

How to propagate Tickseed

Seed

Propagate annuals by seed in spring.

Division

Division of old clumps.

Special features of Tickseed

Attracts butterflies

Other uses of Tickseed

Grown for their daisy like flower heads. Suitable for coastal conditions.