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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 18 - 24 Inches
  • Mature Spread 18 - 24 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 8

The Zagreb Tickseed is a hardy plant that effortlessly handles summer heat and provides a bright burst of color. Bold yellow daisy flowers feature wide petals that are gently rounded and surround a darker center. The Coreopsis verticillata blooms from late June through late August for consistent color during the warmer months. Abundant green needle-like foliage gives this vigorous-growing plant a full look. 

This upright, clump-forming plant has a compact form and makes a striking and low-maintenance addition to beds, borders, or mass plantings. Pollinators favor Tickseed while in bloom, and birds will enjoy the seeds after the flowers fade. This plant is heat-, humidity- and drought-tolerant to handle just about any challenge related to summer weather. The Zagreb Tickseed is a perennial in USDA growing zones 3 through 8.

Zagreb Tickseed Care

Zagreb Tickseed loves full sun, so select a spot that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight. Use moist but well-drained soil that is slightly acidic or neutral. Water this Tickseed plant when the top couple of inches of soil feels dry. Established plants are drought-tolerant but water the plant during a very dry spell to ensure continued flower production.

Tickseeds do not require fertilization, but a dose of slow-release plant food in the spring will support abundant growth. The Zagreb Tickseed is a fast grower, so thin the plant every couple of years during the spring or fall.

Zagreb Tickseed Spacing

The Zagreb Tickseed is a clump-forming plant that reaches 18 to 24 inches tall and wide. Space this perennial 18 to 24 inches from other plants to create a full, mass planting.

Zagreb Tickseed Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 18 - 24 Inches
Mature Spread: 18 - 24 Inches
Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches
Habit: Mounded
Flower Color(s): Yellow
Flower Description: Bright Yellow
Bloom Period: June To Late August
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Heat, Drought
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer
Common Name: Zagreb Tickseed
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.