Perfect for a beginner or lazy gardener, Tickseed is highly drought tolerant and requires very little upkeep. A perennial flowering plant, it produces bright, sunny yellow blooms that grace your garden from May through July each year. At season maturity, Tickseed plants will reach a height of 2 to 3′ tall and with the lively colors, would be perfect as a border or backdrop plant. Planted together in large clusters, Tickseed makes an ideal focal point flower. Tickseed does take two years to become fully established, but the interesting and vibrant aspects of this easy grow plant is well worth the waiting period.
To ensure a long bloom season, it is advisable to dead head when flowers begin to fade. Tickseed will tolerate full sun to partial shade and prefers rich soil. Also makes a great cut flower. Seeds are packaged and germination tested for current year.
Blooms May through July
Grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet
Plant seeds at a depth of 1/16 inch
Germination is 3-4 weeks