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Tickseed in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Coreopsis

 

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.

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plant Features
  • Tickseed likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Tickseed likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Tickseed likes free draining

    Free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Tickseed

Latin name

Coreopsis

type

Flowering plant

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.5 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Tickseed likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

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

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Tickseed likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    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 Tickseed is 0.80meters x 1.00meters 0.80 M 1.00 M

Coreopsis

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.


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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