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Coreopsis tripteris ‘Gold Standard’

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Gold Standard Tall Tickseed

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Gold Standard tall tickseed (Coreopsis tripteris ‘Gold Standard’)is a Mt. Cuba Center Introduction and part of the Mt. Cuba Collection™. Introduced in 2016, this native perennial is a fantastic selection of the hardy and adaptable species,Coreopsis tripteris. This cultivar originated from seed collected in Alabama and was selected for its shorter stature and sturdy stems. Gold Standard tall tickseed was included in Mt. Cuba Center’s Coreopsis trial and proved to be a top performer amongst many other well established and commercially available tickseeds. This plant blooms for two months from late summer into fall and is incredibly disease resistant. Great companion plants include New York ironweed(Vernonia novaboracensis), smooth aster (Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), and showy goldenrod (Solidago speciosa). Zones 4-9.  

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