Plains Coreopsis Seeds

Plains Coreopsis Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $29.39 37% Savings
1 Pound $61.99 67% Savings
5 Pounds $242.49 ($3.03/ounce) 74% Savings
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  • Also called tickseed, this wildflower boasts brilliant bicolored blooms
  • Resilient North American Native annual
  • Heirloom variety with long-lasting, bi-colored Summer blooms
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Red, Yellow
Growth Habit Clumping, Multi-Branching, Spreading, Upright
Plant Height 36 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Extended Bloom Time
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Plains Coreopsis Seeds

Coreopsis tinctoria

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Golden Tickseed, Garden Tickseed, Calliopsis

Plains Coreopsis (also known as Calliopsis) is a tremendously resilient wildflower that can grow in just about any region and most soil conditions. A very generous bloomer, it is a staple of virtually any meadow garden.

Planting Information

Planting Plains Coreopsis Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 12 inches
Plant Height 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Coreopsis Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 210 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 11,887 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 47,548 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 190,192 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 950,960 Up to 1.25 Acres

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