Coreopsis gladiata

southeastern tickseed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

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Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-2.5 ft    Width: 1-1.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Wildflower or butterfly garden.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, organic material (muck)


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Attracts many butterflies and other pollinators. Birds and other small wildlife will consume the seed.
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:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: