Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Thread-leaf Tickseed, Whorled Tickseed

Thread-leaf Tickseed, Whorled Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata

Part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, sandy or rocky soil, slightly acid pH.  1-2 ft. height, blooms in summer, yellow flowers, spreads both by rhizomes and self-seeding.

Germination Code:  A

Native Region:  ?

Showy flowers with lacy-textured leaves. This species of coreopsis has a rhizomatous growth pattern (spreading by underground creeping rootstalks) and is reliably perennial even in clay soils. Easy to grow. Can spread somewhat aggressively. It is prone to powdery mildew.


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