Coreopsis – Tickseed
A prolific bloomer with bright, golden flowers on a small, rounded plant. Use to add bold color to sunny beds and borders. Thrives in summer heat and tolerates humidity.
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 15″ to 18″ width and height
Bloom Time: Summer long
– Native to North America.
– Common name comes from the seeds’ supposed resemblance to ticks.
– The genus name comes from the Greek words koris meaning “bug” and opsis meaning “like” in reference to the shape of the seed which resembles a bug or tick.
Photo 1: Jethro Tull
Photo 2: Uptick Yellow & Red
Photo 3: Zagreb