Tickseed ‘Incredible’

Coreopsis hybrida

Features

  • Easy to grow
  • Foliage & Filler
  • Heat-loving
  • Medium producer
  • Pollinator-friendly

Description

Delicate, daisy-like flowers smother the branching stems of this wonderful airy filler. A beautiful mix of unique never-before-seen colors, these ruby, gold, buttercream, rose, and white flowers have contrasting dark eyes. A remarkable bouquet filler, tickseed is easy to grow and is native to the central United States. Beneficial insects love it.

Details

Plant type: annual
Height: 36 to 48 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 65 to 70 days
Plant spacing: 12 in
Pinch: not necessary

Seed Sowing & Growing Notes

Start seed indoors in trays 4 to 6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Can direct-seed.

Harvesting/Vase Life

Harvest when two-thirds of the flowers on a stem have opened. Expect a vase life of 7 days.

Details

Description

Delicate, daisy-like flowers smother the branching stems of this wonderful airy filler. A beautiful mix of unique never-before-seen colors, these ruby, gold, buttercream, rose, and white flowers have contrasting dark eyes. A remarkable bouquet filler, tickseed is easy to grow and is native to the central United States. Beneficial insects love it.

Details

Plant type: annual
Height: 36 to 48 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 65 to 70 days
Plant spacing: 12 in
Pinch: not necessary

Seed Sowing & Growing Notes

Start seed indoors in trays 4 to 6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Can direct-seed.

Harvesting/Vase Life

Harvest when two-thirds of the flowers on a stem have opened. Expect a vase life of 7 days.

Sources

How to Grow

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