Coreopsis nudata

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Swamp Tickseed, Georgia Tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:3-4 ft tall by 1-3 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,pink
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Wet garden areas. This species will persist only if conditions remain moist.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation)
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation
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:Organic material (muck), Sand
Soil pH:Adaptable



Attracts butterflies and pollinators.

Native Habitats:Wet roadside swales, savannas, bogs, cypress ponds.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:This is one of the few pink tickseeds.