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The rhizomatous roots of pink tickseed provide soil stabilization. Can be used as a cute groundcover.

The rhizomatous roots of pink tickseed provide soil stabilization. Can be used as a cute groundcover. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Coreopsis rosea

Pink tickseed

Coreopsis rosea features mauve pink flowers with thread leafed foliage. To promote a rebloom in the fall, the plants can be trimmed.

Plant is rhizomatous and will self-seed. If given adequate space, it can be used as a groundcover. 


Height:

1 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Pink

Coreopsis rosea Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Ground Cover
  • Cut Flower

Flowering Months

  • July
  • June
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CORO