Tickseed (Coreopsis 'Moonlight') in the Tickseeds Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 15-17 inches
Plant Spread: 25 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Pastel-yellow flowers which turn peach in cool weather.
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Thrives in heat and humidity. Needs to have a well established root system to overwinter. Needs good winter drainage.
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Patented; PP20009
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. wwwterranovanurseries.c

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Loss of songbird habitat, fewer Monarch butterflies, mysterious bee deaths … just a few of the reports that seem to be appearing in the news more and more frequently these days. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it’s possible to do something to restore natural habitats for birds, bees, butterflies, and other wildlife in our own landscapes and gardens.

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Date: 2007-06-25Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. wwwterranovanurseries.c
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