COREOPSIS basalis Golden Wave Tickseed is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to North America and is found in a variety of habitats, including prairies, meadows, and roadsides. Old-fashioned yellow flowers are popular because of their simple look and tolerance against harsh weather patterns.
Golden Wave Tickseed typically grows to a height of 30-60 cm and has slender stems that bear bright yellow flowers with a distinct dark center. The blooms are daisy-like and are around 2-3 cm in diameter. The plant blooms profusely throughout the summer and into the early fall. The foliage is green and grows to about 5-10 cm in length.
Golden Wave Tickseed is a popular garden plant and is often used in wildflower gardens, meadows, and borders. It is easy to grow and maintain and tolerates a range of soils and growing conditions. The plant prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
The flower is the center of attention for honeybees, butterflies, and birds. Used for meadow gardening, the flower blooms under the full sun in well-drained soil. If you want to enjoy the sweet chirping of birds in your backyard, then go for Golden Wave Tickseed.
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Scientific Name: Coreopsis Basalis
Common Name: Golden Wave Tickseed
Plant Type: Annuals
Native Range: Southeastern and south-central United States
Full Growth Height: 16 inches
Zone: 3 to 12
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: June, July
Flower: Showy, Cut Flowers
Attracts: Butterflies, Pollinators
Flower Color: Yellow
Water Requirement: Low
Soil Type: Well-drained, Dry, Sandy
Garden Uses: Beds and Borders, Coastal Gardens, Prairies