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Tall Tickseed
Coreopsis tripteris

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Coreopsis (kor-ee-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: tripteris (TRIP-tear-is) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fort White, Florida

Kasota, Minnesota

Frenchtown, New Jersey

Cincinnati, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Mar 21, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

COREOPSIS TRIPTERIS Tall 6' - Plant 24" apart. zone 3-8. Slender tropical looking Bamboo-like shoots with alternating three fingered leaves lend excellent texture to the border. 2" butter yellow daisies in July and September. Birds love the seeds.
General Information:
Statuesque at 6'. Deer resistant.

Plant Care:
Trim down late fall or early spring. Spreads to fill in so give it some room.
Blooms: Summer to Fall

Flower Color: Yellow

Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade

Accent Color: Yellow

Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy

Plant Height: Tall

Zones: z3,z4,z5,z6,z7,z8

Neutral

On Aug 31, 2001, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Easily grown in dry to medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun. Thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils with good drainage. Plants grown in dry soils tend to be shorter, open and somewhat spindly. Plants grown in medium wet soils with consistent moisture tend to be taller and fuller. Tolerant of heat, humidity and drought. Prompt deadheading of spent flowers may encourage additional bloom and prevents any unwanted self-seeding. Freely self seeds, and in optimum growing conditions will naturalize to form large colonies. If grown in borders, division may be needed every 2-3 years to maintain robustness.