golden tickseed (Coreopsis atkinsoniana)

yellow flowers with brown centers among erect green stems

golden tickseed

 

Common name: golden tickseed
Botanical name: Coroeopsis atkinsoniana

Light: Full to part sun
Height: 8 – 40 inches
Water: moderate to low, flourishes with more water in sunny sites
Soil type: sandy to loamy soils

Annual yellow wildflower with brown centers in open clusters on single erect stems in July to October; wonderful fragrance! reseeds freely; thrives with some water; great for meadows; butterflies like this one.

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