Yellow TickseedGolden Sphere Coreopsis have golden-yellow blooms that are double resembling a marigold. Enjoy the sunny flowers from mid spring to mid fall. Throw heat and drought at it and it powers right on through.  Coreopsis are native to the Americas, the tropical parts of Africa and Hawaii.  They are often seen growing in fields and along the roadside.  The name Coreopsis comes from the Greek words koris, meaning bug and opsis, meaning like. This is where they get their nickname “Tickseed”, because their seeds look like ticks.

Size: #1QT

Spacing: Plant 12″ to 16″ apart.

Height: Grows 12″ to 16″ tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun.

Outstanding Features: Deer resistant. Heat and drought tolerant.

Tips: Prefers well-drained soil. Standing water may cause rot.

Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes, Cut Flowers

 

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