tickseed, greater tickseed
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft Width: 1-2 ft
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit Color: green,brown,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden, butterfly garden or meadow. Stems spread but not aggressive.
Propagation: Seed. Division.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: adaptable
Attracts pollinators, especially butterflies. Small birds eat seed.
Native Habitats: Sandhill.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Leaves are whorled at intervals around the stem.