Common Name: Tickseed, Coreopsis Coreopsis Jethro Tull

Height: 18.0 Inches

Spread: 18.0 Inches

Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9

Flower Color: Gold/Orange Shades

Foliage Color: Green shades

Sunlight: Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements: Average Water Needs

Soil Quality: Poor Soil Quality or Average Soil Quality or Fertile Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0) or Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)

Bloomtime: Early Summer or Midsummer

Attracts Wings: Attracts Butterflies, Bee Friendly

Critter Resistant: Deer Resistant

Growth Rate: Medium

Garden Style: Patio Container, Eclectic

Other Features: Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Easy To Grow, Mass Planting

Origin: Native to North America


A natural cross of 'Early Sunrise' and 'Zamfir', this selection exhibits the best characteristics of both: brilliant golden yellow flowers with fluted petals and a more compact habit. Many people see 'Jethro Tull' PP18789 as an improvement over 'Zamfir' since its petals are more consistently fluted and the plants are super floriferous, providing unbeatable color impact in the garden in early and midsummer.

Try pairing 'Jethro Tull' PP18789 with purple blooming perennials such as Salvia or Hardy Geranium.

Coreopsis is easy to grow, making it a good choice for beginners. One plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets nearly all summer long.


Gardening Tips:

Coreopsis is native to North America. Therefore, it is easy to grow, thriving in any well-drained soil and full sun. Once established, it is rather drought tolerant.