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Coreopsis tripteris 'Gold Standard' (tall tickseed)

Coreopsis tripteris 'Gold Standard'

tall tickseed

Native Selection
Robust foliage that reaches full mass by end of summer
Non-aggressive spreader
Excellent resistance to disease
Mt. Cuba Center's 2015 Coreopsis Trial front-runner

This accession of C. tripteris was collected by Mt. Cuba Center in the wild and shows better garden performance than the straight species. This plant is approximately 1’ shorter and blooms for an additional six weeks. The flowers were also born on shorter, secondary growth. This characteristic distributed the floral display throughout the entire plant rather than solely at the top.


The cultivar name of 'Gold Standard' was assigned at the completion of the trial due to this selections superior performance compared to the straight species.  Mt. Cuba Center Coreopsis Trial 2015 

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Height

5-6 Feet

Spacing

24-36 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Good Substitutions

tickseed Coreopsis 'Gilded Lace'
cutleaf coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata
swamp tickseed Coreopsis palustris 'Summer Sunshine'
cutleaf coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata 'Autumn Sun'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer