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Also known as Tickseed, Coreopsis is a long flowering plant that is known for its ability to thrive in poor soils as well as being drought tolerant. Finely cut foliage with flowers from early summer to fall.

Masses of sunny yellow flowers from species such as C. lanceolota, C.verticillata and C. tinctoria as well as the many named varieties including 'Moonbean' a variety that has paler lemon yellow flower.


In the garden Coreopsis can be planted as a filler in the dry border, or mass planted to fill a large area.


  • Red and pink floweringvarieties are also available, including the red flowering 'Limrock Ruby' (pictured right).

Where to buy

Varieties are available for sale from the following nurseries

CLASSY GROUNDCOVERS fax: 443-773-5627
PO Box 2556 city: Blairsville GA 30514