Tickseed (Coreopsis 'Lightning Flash') in the Tickseeds Database

Also sold as:
Coreopsis hybrid 'Lightning Flash'
Coreopsis tripteris 'Lightning Flash'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 60-72 inches
Plant Spread: 32 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Striking gold foliage that stays gold all summer.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Light yellow flowers late Summer
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Needs heat and humidity to perform its best. Thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils with good drainage. Divide every three years. Grows great in heat and humidity of the south and east US.
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP19,147

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