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

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