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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' - Tickseed (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'

Tickseed

The compact plants of Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' are early to bloom with bright golden-yellow semi-double flowers. 'Early Sunrise' is extremely heat resistant and blooms all summer if deadheaded. Attractive to butterflies.

Additional:

Larval host for the Silvery Checkerspot and Buckeye butterflies!

Attracts Buckeye, Viceroy, Eastern Tailed-Blue, Spring Azure, Pearl Crescent, Orange Sulfur, American Copper, and Red Admiral butterflies!

Tickseed Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils with good drainage. Tolerant of heat, humidity and drought. Prompt deadheading of spent flower stalks encourages additional bloom. Plants may be cut back hard in summer if foliage sprawls or becomes unkempt. 

Height:

18-24 in

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Spread:

18-24 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Cut Flower
Mass Planting
Rock Garden
Border or Bed