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Coreopsis, Tickseed
Scientific Name: Coreopsis grandiflora Hogg ex Sweet
Family: Asteraceae
Coreopsis, Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora)
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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 6-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: North America

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 2 feet tall (60 cm), 3 feet spread (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water once established, good drainage

Propagation: Seeds in autumn or spring, division in spring

'Sundance' is a recommended variety.
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 491. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.

Cultural Practices:
The coreopsis likes a well drained, sandy soil.

Blooming Habits:
The Coreopsis has yellow daisy-like flowers, 2 to 3 inches wide (5-8 cm), in summer. They are excellent cut flowers. Keep picking them to push the plant to produce more.

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