Coreopsis Jethro Tull

Butter Daisy, Tickseed

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 15-18" (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Patent: #18,789
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Although we like the idea of rock stars as gardeners, this cheery Tickseed was probably named for the famed English agricultural pioneer of the same name (b. 1674). The fluted petals, compact habit, and long bloom time make this Coreopsis a brilliant performer.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Birds
  • Yellow Flowering Perennials

Coreopsis General Information:

Bright and cheery selections will attract butterflies and birds to your garden. Coreopsis are great cut flowers that last up to 2 weeks after being harvested. Superb in the border-reliable. Just give them some sun and enjoy the show. Coreopsis naturalize with ease. Cold hardy, floriferous and easy to grow.

Coreopsis Plant Care:

Of the easiest care, even okay in a hot dry spot. Deadheading (removing spent blossoms) can extend blooming, so pick a few for cut flowers while you are in the garden. Leave new fall growth at the base for overwintering. Benefits from division every 2-3 years in spring, if desired.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: COJT