Mass planting of yellow and red Coreopsis grandiflora flowers in bloom.


Coreopsis (or tickseed) is a genus of American native perennials that grow in wildflower meadows and can be planted to add a pop of color from spring through fall! They are pollinator friendly plants that can survive on minimal maintenance and are drought resistant. Use our guides below to get started with planting and caring for your own coreopsis flowers.

How to Deadhead Coreopsis (Tickseed) Flowers

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Curious about the necessity of deadheading coreopsis? Our article will answer your questions. Explore the benefits of deadheading, learn about the optimal timing and frequency, and learn how to properly deadhead. Discover the full blooming potential of your coreopsis plants and enjoy a garden of radiant colors.

How to Grow Easy-Care Coreopsis (Tickseed)

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Coreopsis is a native perennial with cheerful flowers that keep blooming from spring to fall. These low maintenance, pollinator-friendly beauties are ideal for a planting in a wildflower meadow or to add color to beds and borders. Learn how to plant and grow coreopsis flowers in this guide. Read more now.

17 of the Best Coreopsis Varieties

A close up horizontal image of bright yellow Coreopsis verticillata growing in the garden with foliage in soft focus in the background.

There are so many coreopsis varieties to choose from that it’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re trying to pick out a few to plant in your flower beds. We’ve rounded up 17 of our favorite varieties to make the decision easy! Whether you’re looking for a specific color or height, we’ve got you covered. Read more now.

How to Prepare Coreopsis for Winter

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Bright coreopsis flowers provide a sweet, cheerful sight during the summer months, and now they’ve died back. These perennial wildflowers will go dormant through the winter months and return in the spring. But how do you prepare your coreopsis for winter? Learn all about winter care and preparation in this guide.