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Plant A Patch: Star Tickseed (Coreopsis pubescens)



Expect mounds of bright yellow blooms on slender stems from June to September with this easy to grow native perennial. Star Tickseed prefers full sun and dry, well-drained soil although they also tolerate high humidity, drought and thin, rocky or sandy soil. Star Tickseed can be short-lived, but they do self-seed easily. Deadhead to extend the bloom season and hard prune if they become rambling or unkept looking. Butterflies love this Tickseed but deer avoid them.