Common Name: Tickseed, Calliopsis
Consisting of about 100 species of annual and perennial herbaceous plants native to North America, coreopsis are easily grown plants with daisy like disk flowers in various colors from pale yellow to dark pink with bi-color variations.
They are easily grown, drought tolerant, and long blooming. Coreopsis make great companions with Asters, Echinacea, perennial Geranium, ornamental grasses, Lavender, and Shasta Daisy.
Popular coreopsis varieties include, but are not limited to:
Coreopsis 'Dahl Baby'
Tons of deep yellow fluted flowers that are 1.5” across. Smaller leaves, flowers and container habit.
Coreopsis rosea ‘Sweet Dreams’
A showy raspberry and white flower over lacey foliage. Full sun 18-24”height x 18-24”spread July-Sept.
Coreopsis ‘Jethro Tull’
Jethro Tull Tickseed Deep green foliage, golden yellow flower with deeply fluted petals. 15-18”height x 18-24”spread
Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’
Moonbeam Tickseed has pale yellow flowers over fine lacey foliage. 18-24”height x 2-3’spread June-October bloom
Snowberry Coreopsis has a white daisy flower with a red eye. Full sun 18-24”height x 24-30”spread
Coreopsis ‘Mercury Rising’
Delivers an abundant show of deep wine-red blooms all summer long. Plants grow quickly and the narrow foliage shows excellent resistance to powdery mildew.