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Coreopsis (Tickseed)

Tickseed are either annuals or herbaceous perennials from open spots in prairies and sunny mountain meadows throughout North America. They develop numerous, very colorful, bright yellow flower cups on medium sized stalks throughout summer. Many species are excellent cut flowers. Coreopsis are easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. They are very robust and adopt very well to various soil types. Coreopsis gigantea is not winterhardy and shall be kept frostfree in pots in full sun throughout the year and at a minimum of some 10°C in winter with reduced watering.
Sow flat in any rich, well drained soil. Keep pots in a sunny , protected spot outside. Several species require a cooling period of several months prior to germination. If these species are sowed late in the year, they do not germinate before spring in the following year. Transplant annual species as soon as seedlings are strong enough, perennial species are transplanted to the final spot in the garden as soon as leaves have withered in late summer to autumn.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6, Coreopsis gigantea is from USDA Climate Zone 9.
20 seeds per package.
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Coreopsis gigantea (Giant Coreopsis)

Coreopsis gigantea (Giant Coreopsis)

100 (150)cm, Giant Coreopsis (syn. Leptosyne gigantea) is an unique species with a massive, greyish brown trunk crowned by narrow, feather-like leaves and showy yellow flowers on arching stems. It is native of few sites in coastal areas of California (USA). For any rich, very well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. This stunny species is not winterhardy in Central Europe. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 10°C. Seeds are from a certified wild collection in Santa Barbara County, California, USA at some 50m. USDA Climate Zone 9. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6751 € 12,90
Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf Coreopsis)

Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf Coreopsis)

50 (80)cm, Lanceleaf Coreopsis or Tickseed Coreopsis is a clump forming, fast growing perennial with grass green, finely dissected foliage and numerous bright yellow flower heads. Native of semi-moist, sunny spots from Florida and Missouri north to Oklahoma and Ontario (USA). For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny position. V-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3557 € 4,99*
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Coreopsis palmata (Prairie Coreopsis)

Coreopsis palmata (Prairie Coreopsis)

70 (100)cm, Prairie Coreopsis is a herbaceous perennial with light green, slightly pubescent, narrow leaves and ornamental, terminally born bright golden flowers. Native of rocky, open sites in prairies and woods from Wisconsin to Manitoba, south to Illinois and Missouri (USA). For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny position. IV-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3556 € 4,99*
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Coreopsis rosea (Pink Tickseed)

Coreopsis rosea (Pink Tickseed)

20 (30)cm, Pink Tickseed is a herbaceous perennial with finely cut, almost thread-like leaves. In contrast to most other Coreopsis species, Coreopsis rosea displays pale rose flowers. It is native of slightly moist sites in eastern North America. Easily grown in any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny position. V-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package8841 € 3,99
Coreopsis tinctoria (Golden Coreopsis)

Coreopsis tinctoria (Golden Coreopsis)

60 (100)cm, Golden Coreopsis or Golden Tickseed Coreopsis is an annual with yellow flowers with a reddish brown (rarely pure yellow) center above finely divided leaves. Native of prairies and open spots in dry woods in Minnesota and Manitoba to Washington, south to New Mexico and Arizona (USA). For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny position. Ideal in the rock garden. Will readily self sow under suitable conditions. VI-IX.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3555 € 2,49*
seed package
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Coreopsis tripteris (Tall Tickseed Coreopsis)

Coreopsis tripteris (Tall Tickseed Coreopsis)

150 (200)cm, Tall Tickseed Coreopsis is a herbaceous perennial with finely divided, dark green foliage on bluish green stems which are crowned by numerous golden flowers with a brown center. From open spots in sandy soils in prairie meadows und woods in Ontario to Wisconsin, south to Georgia, Mississippi, and Oklahoma (USA). For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot. VIII-IX.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3554 € 2,99*
seed package
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.