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Coreopsis 'Jethro Tull' (tickseed)

Coreopsis 'Jethro Tull' PP18789


Long shelf life
Easy to grow
Unique flower type

A spectactular introduction from Itsaul Plants, this stunning little guy seems to always be in bloom. A cross between 'Zamphir' and 'Early Sunrise', it has broader fluted petals, a compact habit and an extended flowering season. Responds beautifully to cutting back, but will rebloom without it.

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12-18 Inches


18-24 Inches


12 Inches

Bloom Color


USDA Hardiness Zone 5-10

tickseed Interesting Notes

'Jethro Tull' is an ItSaul Plants cross between Coreopsis 'Zamfir' and Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise'. The vibrant golden yellow bloom is a single row of fluted flowers that blooms heavily in April, May and June. Jethro Tull is a great addition to any sunny perennial garden. A mass planting of 'Jethro Tull' is an impressive sight. - ItSaul Plants

Coreopsis 'Jethro Tull' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows very well in full sun in a well-drained soil. It is tolerant of dry soils. In fact when grown in moist, fertile soil, Coreopsis has a tendency to tumble. Propagate by seed or clump division in spring. 

Good Substitutions

tickseed Coreopsis 'Crème Brûlée'
star tickseed Coreopsis pubescens 'Sunshine Superman'
tickseed Coreopsis 'Sienna Sunset'
threadleaf tickseed Coreopsis Permathread™ 'Red Satin'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Propagation Type