Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Star Tickseed

Coreopsis pubescens
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland
Season of Interest: Mid (May - June), Late (July - frost)
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun, Medium Sun/Average Shade
Soil
Moisture
Nature Attracting
Butterfly, Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Wildlife Benefit
Food/Pollinators, Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

18 to
36
inches

Spread:

18 to
30
inches
Size
Height: 18 to
36
inches
Spread: 18 to
30
inches
Size
Height: 18 to
36
inches
Spread: 18 to
30
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Shade gardens, pollinator and butterfly gardens. Use in lightly shaded flower gardens to provide months of bright yellow flowers.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Use in well drained, partly shaded locations. Tolerant of a wide range of soil types and moisture. Cut back in summer to promote compact growth and longer flowering.
Special Features
Special Usage
Basic Description

A season-long bloomer in bright, partly shaded locations. Great species to add yellow color in well drained locations, full sun to half-day shade.Photo by Scott Woodbury.

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