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Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

Also known as

Threadleaf coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' 2 by Tortie tude (CC0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A group of Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' plants with yellow flowers in a garden
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Tickseed Overview

Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' is a herbaceous perennial cultivar in the daisy family, Asteraceae (Asteraceae). It produces bright yellow blooms early in the summer and they resemble those of daisies. Foliage is divided and this cultivar has a clumping habit. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Tickseed

How to propagate Tickseed

Division

Divide plants in early spring.

Seed

Sow seed in late winter.

Cuttings

Root cuttings best taken in spring.

Special features of Tickseed

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Tickseed

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