Tickseed - Coreopsis grandiflora 'Uptick Cream' - British Grown Herbaceous Perennial

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Scientific Name
Coreopsis grandiflora (bug-like seeds, big flowers) 'Uptick Cream'

Flower: Bushy growth

Common Name(s)
Tickseed, Large- Flowered Tickseed

Native to North America

Growing in a compact shrub formation up to 50cm across and 60cm tall, this variety of Tickseed puts forward gorgeous creamy flowers which bloom from early summer through to autumn with a backdrop of luscious green, fern-like foliage. Growing well in a group or arrangement with other flowers or grasses, this Tickseed and its lovely flowers will make your garden or window box brighter for months as the flowers bloom.

Months of Interest
May to August

Pruning Tips
Deadheading the flowers once they've bloomed can keep them looking neat, but don't cut too far back over winter as this can leave it with too little insulation in the colder months. Cut back to just above the ground in Spring.

Wildlife Value
Attracts bees, butterflies, moths and other beneficial insects and pollinators.

Full sun to partial shade; will grow best in full sun.

Keep the soil evenly moist; if growing in a pot, it will need watering regularly.

Soil should be well-draining and fertile

Will benefit from fertilising in the growing season with a fertiliser high in potash, such as tomato fertiliser, especially if you're growing it in a pot.

Yes- no toxicity reported, though it's best for the plant and your pets if they don't nibble too much!

Sprouts Top Tips
Your Tickseed will grow well with other plants around it, especially other herbaceous perennials and shrubs