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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Solanna Golden Sphere' - Tickseed (photo credit: Syngenta)

Perennials

Coreopsis grandiflora Solanna™ 'Golden Sphere'

Tickseed

The 'Golden Sphere' selection from the Solanna™ Series of Coreopsis forms a low, compact mound of leathery green leaves, bearing many upright stems of large, fluffy golden-yellow pom-pom flowers for many weeks starting in early summer and lasting into late fall. Tolerant of hot, humid summer climates. For use in the border and in containers. Excellent cut flower. 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:

Full sun & well-drained soil

Height:

10-12 in

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Spread:

12-18 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Coreopsis grandiflora Solanna™ 'Golden Sphere'

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