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Tall Tickseed

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Tall Tickseed

Coreopsis tripteris

Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, 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 moisture soils with consistent moisture tend to be taller and fuller. Tolerant of heat, humidity and drought.  

Growing Conditions

Height 24 to 96 inches
Light Requirements Full sun
Bloom time July to September
Zone 3 to 8

Additional Info

Can be an aggressive self-seeder if spent blooms are not promptly deadheaded

Crown rot may occur if grown in moist, poorly drained soils

Taller plants may need some support


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden