Coreopsis tripteris

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

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Tall Tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2-9 ft tall by 2-8 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Moist upland hardwood forests, mixed hardwood-pine forests. Secondary woods.


Recommended Uses:Plant at the back of an informal wildflower or butterfly garden--it gets tall.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Attracts many insects including bees and butterflies.