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Common Perennials

Tickseed
Coreopsis grandiflora

Tickseed Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise'
Tickseed Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise'

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
5 - 9 
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
 
Foliage Color
Green
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
June - August
 
Size
Medium
 

Features

Golden yellow flowers on round plants with narrow green leaves. Almost season long bloom potential

Culture

Well-drained to dry soil in full sun location

Cultivars

'Baby Sun' 12-18 inches tall single yellow flowers with red markings

'Sunray' 12-18 inches tall double yellow flowers

'Rising Sun' 12-18 inches tall double yellow flowers with mahogany centers

Notes

With deadheading, plant can provide bloom almost all season. Short lived if not given good drainage. Best to divide every 3 years to maintain vigor.