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Tall Tickseed in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Coreopsis tripteris 'Lightning Flash'

 

Tall Tickseed

Coreopsis can be either Annuals or short lived perennials, depending on the variety. Mound forming with thin green leaves, sporting masses of flowers in summer. A sun-loving, drought-tolerant plant which attracts flying insects. Varieties of Coreopsis vary in height from .45m to 1.3m in height and the dwarf forms grow 10 only 15 - 30cm. Coreopsis tripteris ‘Lightning Flash’ has gold, narrow, cinquefoliate leaves on 1m tall stalks with terminal clusters of yellow daisies top the plant.

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plant Features
  • Tall Tickseed likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Tall Tickseed likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Tall Tickseed is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Tall Tickseed likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Tall Tickseed

Latin name

Coreopsis tripteris 'Lightning Flash'

type

Flowering plant

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.5 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Tall Tickseed likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Tall Tickseed is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Tall Tickseed likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Tall Tickseed likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Tall Tickseed is 0.90meters x 1.80meters 0.90 M 1.80 M

Coreopsis tripteris 'Lightning Flash'

Coreopsis can be either Annuals or short lived perennials, depending on the variety. Mound forming with thin green leaves, sporting masses of flowers in summer. A sun-loving, drought-tolerant plant which attracts flying insects. Varieties of Coreopsis vary in height from .45m to 1.3m in height and the dwarf forms grow 10 only 15 - 30cm. Coreopsis tripteris ‘Lightning Flash’ has gold, narrow, cinquefoliate leaves on 1m tall stalks with terminal clusters of yellow daisies top the plant.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Mid Autumn

Masses of flowers in shades of yellow, pinks, reds, oranges white and bi-coloured.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seeds in early spring directly into flowering position. Dig compost into the soil first.

 

Planting out Spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants into flowering position in Mach digging in a little fertilizer into the soil first.

 
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