Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Coreopsis grandiflora 'SunKiss'

Tickseed

This new Tickseed from PanAmerican Seed is phenomenal due to its huge, nearly 3" wide, golden yellow flowers with burgundy red centers. According to the breeder, this is the brightest yellow flower with a large blotch available as a seed strain. This beautiful, heat-tolerant plant will finish quickly to form a well-branched and floriferous habit.


Coreopsis is easy to grow, making it a good choice for beginners. One plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets all summer long.

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Height:

12-14 in

Spread:

14-16 in

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Tickseed Growing and Maintenance Tips

Coreopsis is native to North America. It is easy to grow, thriving in any well-drained soil with average moisture and full sun. This species requires deadheading to promote continuous blooming. It can be propagated either by seed or by division every few years in spring or fall.

Coreopsis grandiflora 'SunKiss' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Border
  • Container
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Mass Plant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Bees

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average