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Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Also known as

Threadleaf coreopsis

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Tickseed Overview

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' is a perennial cultivar with divided foliage and a compact, bushy habit. It resides in the daisy family, Asteraceae (Asteraceae) and produces lemon-yellow flowers which superficially resemble those of daisies. This cultivar is part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. It's a great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Tickseed

How to propagate Tickseed

Cuttings

Root cuttings best taken in spring.

Division

Divide plants in early spring.

Seed

Sow seed in late winter.

Special features of Tickseed

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Tickseed

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