Coreopsis gladiata

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Southeastern Tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2-2.5 ft tall by 1-1.5 ft wide
Life Span:Annual to short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Wet flatwoods, wet prairie, edges of cypress swamps, floodplain forest, ditches.


Recommended Uses:Wildflower or butterfly garden.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Attracts many butterflies and pollinators.