Coreopsis, Plains Coreopsis, Tickseed
Coreopsis tinctoria 'Tiger Stripe'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Coreopsis (kor-ee-OP-sis)
Species: tinctoria (tink-TOR-ee-uh)
Cultivar: Tiger Stripe
Additional cultivar information: (aka Tiger Flowered)

Category
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow
Suitable for growing in containers

Height
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger
N/A

Bloom Color
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage
Herbaceous

Other details

Soil pH requirements
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information

Propagation Methods
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored