Grow vibrant coreopsis for a summer of dazzling blooms & happy pollinators. Learn how to grow these pretty perennials plants for endless summer flowers.
Light ConditionsTickseed is a sun-loving plant that thrives in full sun to partial sun conditions. This means it prefers to receive at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight daily.
SoilTickseed plant thrives in infertile sandy and rocky soils and tolerates drought, low levels of salt, infertile soil, heat, and humidity. If the soil is too rich or moist, stems become weak and plants tend to flop, so well-draining soil is a must.
Watering CoreopsisWhile coreopsis is known for its drought-tolerant nature, the key is to provide enough water to keep the plant healthy and thriving without overwatering, which can lead to root rot, weak stems, fewer blooms, or other issues.
Pollinator FriendlyTickseed is a pollinator-friendly plant that attracts a variety of beneficial insects, especially pollinators like bees and butterflies. Avoid using pesticides in your garden to keep the pollinators coming.
Deer ResistanceIt is generally considered to be deer-resistant due to its natural characteristics, such as its texture and taste. However, it’s important to note that while tickseed is less appealing to deer, there’s no guarantee that deer won’t occasionally nibble on it