Golden Tickseed Coreopsis tinctoria

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Coreopsis tinctoria

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Coreopsis

Species:

tinctoria

Common Name:

Golden Tickseed

Seeds Per Pound:
3,026,667
Quantity:
0.88 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
3013
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
94%
Height:
2-3 feet
Collection Locale:
Cole Cty., MO
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
annual
In Stock: 0.88 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
2.95
10 g
9.50
1 oz
11.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Plains coreopsis, garden tickseed, golden tickseed, or calliopsis, Coreopsis tinctoria, is an annual forb. The plant is common to Canada (from Quebec to British Columbia), northeast Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas), and much of the United States, especially the Great Plains and Southern states where it is often called "calliopsis.
* Growing quickly, Coreopsis tinctoria plants attain heights of 12 to 40 inches (30–100 cm).
* The Zuni people traditionally use the blossoms of the tinctoria variety to make a mahogany red dye for yarn.
* Women also used an infusion of the whole plant of this variety, except for the root, if they desired a female child.
* Plains coreopsis is cultivated as an ornamental plant for gardens, and as a native plant for wildlife gardens and natural landscaping. It grows well in many types of soil, but seems to prefer sandy or well-drained soils. more...
* A tea can be made from the dried plant. It was used as a coffee substitute.
* Requires a sunny position. Established plants are drought resistant. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov