Coreopsis lanceolata (lanceleaf tickseed) sports bright yellow, daisy-like flowers in summer over glossy green foliage. Plants self-seed and spread freely. A prairie native great for naturalizing with grasses and other self-seeders. Grows 1-2′ tall in full sun. NATIVE ACROSS MOST OF THE US, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF MOUNTAINOUS WEST.
Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ (large flowering tickseed) grows in clumps to 2′ tall with daisy-like single flowers 2-3″ in diameter with deep yellow rays. Petals are notched at the tips and surround a dark golden center disk. Flowers open atop slender, erect stems rising to 2′ tall. Flowers bloom from late spring to late summer and sometimes into fall—regular deadheading will extend bloom time. SELECTION FROM NATIVE FROM EASTERN HALF OF THE US.
Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Presto’ (dwarf, double flowering tickseed) produces golden double blooms grow 2 1/2″ across and bloom from June to August. Compact plants grow in a globe-shaped habit 10″ tall and 8-10″ wide. Easy care, low maintenance perennials. SELECTION FROM NATIVE FROM EASTERN HALF OF THE US.
Coreopsis verticillata ‘Sylvester’ (threadleaf tickseed) grows with a compact, bushy habit. Excellent for small garden spaces. Everblooming with season-long color. Plants grow 18–20″ high and wide. NATIVE TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE US.