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Pink Tickseed
Scientific Name: Coreopsis rosea Nutt.
Family: Asteraceae
Pink Tickseed (Coreopsis  rosea)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 490. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 4-9

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Central and southeastern United States

Growth Habits: Perennial, 1 to 2 feet tall (30-60 cm), 1 to 1.5 feet spread (30-45 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant water, good drainage, keep soil moist

Propagation: Seeds in autumn or spring, division in spring, freely self-seed

Cut back in summer, as needed.

Blooming Habits:
The Coreopsis has daisy-like flowers, with yellow disk and rose rays, 2 to 3 inches wide (5-8 cm). They are excellent cut flowers. Keep picking them to push the plant to produce more.
'Sweet Dreams' is a variety with much darker center. 'Alba' is mostly white. 'Limerock Ruby' has deep pink to purplish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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