Coreopsis gladiata

Southeastern Tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Form:Flower
Life Span:Annual to short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Wildflower or butterfly garden.
Propagation:Seed.
Availability:Seed
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
  

Attracts many butterflies and pollinators. 

Native Habitats:Wet flatwoods, wet prairie, edges of cypress swamps, floodplain forest, ditches. Acid substrates.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

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