Coreopsis tinctoria

Golden Tickseed, Plains Coreopsis, Tickseed

In Stock: 0.767 lb (Total:0.767lb)
  • Coreopsis tinctoria

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Growing Info

Scarification: none required
Stratification: none required
Germination: surface sow and keep moist

Looking for a vibrant and easy-to-grow addition to your garden? Look no further than Coreopsis tinctoria, also known as Plains coreopsis, garden tickseed, golden tickseed, or calliopsis. This annual forb is native to much of North America and is a favorite of bees and other pollinators. Growing quickly, Coreopsis tinctoria plants reach heights of 1-3 ft and produce numerous, brilliant yellow flowers with maroon or brown centers from mid-summer to early fall. Not only is this plant beautiful, but it is also historically significant - the Zuni people use its blossoms to make a mahogany red dye for yarn. Coreopsis tinctoria is easily grown in many types of soil and prefers a sunny position. Once established, it is drought-resistant and requires little maintenance. Use it as a vibrant addition to your garden, as a native plant for wildlife gardens and natural landscaping, or even harvest the dried plant to make a delicious and nutritious tea. Don't miss out on this easy-to-grow and stunning plant!

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