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Tickseed 'Flying Saucers'

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Prized for its masses of bright golden yellow flowers, this compact perennial is one of the best for container plantings and perennial borders. Few seeds ensures continuous flowering over many weeks. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    2 feet or less

  • Spread
    1—2 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Coreopsis grandiflora 'Flying Saucers' P.P.# 10299
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Subtype MID/LATE BORDER FLOWERING
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 5 - 11
Height 2 feet or less
Spread 1—2 feet
Habit Compact
Special Uses Clump Forming, Easy Care, Flowers for Cutting, North American Native, Waterwise
Landscape Uses Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise
Flower Color Yellow
Bloom Time Fall, Summer

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