COREOPSIS leavenworthii Leavenworth's 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.
Leavenworth's 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.
Leavenworth's 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.
Easy to grow, the flower flourishes under full sun and possesses the ability to combat deer and drought. Super attractive to the butterflies, honeybees, and hummingbirds, the yellow color of the flower is enough to win your heart at once. Blooms in summer and spring, the flower, no doubt, can take the beauty of your garden to the next level.
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Scientific Name: Coreopsis Leavenworthii
Common Name: Leavenworth's Tickseed
Plant Type: Short-Lived Perennial
Native Range: Florida and Alabama
Full Growth Height: 1-3 ft
Exposure: Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade
Blooming Season: May, June, July
Pollinator: Beneficial insects and Pollinators
Attracts: Birds, Bees
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower: Ray Florets with red Based Disk, Fragrant
Tolerate: Deer, Poor Soil
Water Requirement: Average
Soil Type: Well-drained, Sand, Moist
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline
Garden Uses: Borders, Containers, Indoor Gardens