Coreopsis major

Tickseed, Greater Tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Form:Flower
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Green,brown,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden, butterfly garden or meadow. Stems spread but not aggressive.
Propagation:Seed. Division.
Availability:Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long 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:Adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
  

Attracts insects, especially bees and butterflies. 

Native Habitats:Sandhill.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:Leaves are whorled at intervals around the stem.