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Coreopsis 'Jethro Tull' (tickseed)

Coreopsis 'Jethro Tull' PP18789

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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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Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

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

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

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Summer
Summer

Additional Information

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