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Coreopsis tinctoria/Golden Tickseed

Coreopsis tinctoria / Coreopsis tinctoria
A wildflower planting of coreopsis
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A wildflower planting of coreopsis

Close-up of flowers and thin, fine textured foliage

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Scientific Name: Coreopsis tinctoria
Common Name: Golden Tickseed
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Showy yellow flowers with mahogany centers make this annual a much desired plant for naturalistic plantings. It is not an invasive species. Seeds sown on bare ground in the dormant season germinate readily in spring. Often included as a major species in wildflower mixes.