Coreopsis tinctoria

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    Coreopsis tinctoria @ Farm Tomita
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    Coreopsis tinctoria @ Farm Tomita
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    Coreopsis tinctoria @ Farm Tomita
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    Coreopsis tinctoria @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Coreopsis tinctoria
Formal Name
Coreopsis tinctoria
North American Midwest
A year of grass


Coreopsis tinctoria, plains coreopsis, garden tickseed, golden tickseed,or harusha giku , sciensific name: Coreopsis tinctoria, is a naturalized plant of the annual herb of the family Asteraceae, which is native to the Midwest of North America. It came to Japan in the early Meiji period. They are 60-80 cm tall and some 30 cm dwarf varieties. The leaves are thin winged compound leaves and are opposite to each other. A typical cultivar has a yellow petal tip and a scarlet red inside.
Besides, there are also yellow single color and dark red brown single color. In addition to dwarf varieties with low plant height, there are double-bred varieties. It is strong and wild enough to grow as soon as the seeds come off. It blooms anytime except when the climate is severe, but it blooms in June to August in the case of autumn sowing. The flower diameter is about 3 to 4 cm. The fruit that comes after the flower is shaped like a worm. Applications include flower beds and planters, potted plants and cut flowers.

General name: Coreopsis tinctoria,Scientific name: Coreopsis tinctoria, aka: plains coreopsis, garden tickseed, golden tickseed,or harusha giku, Origin: Mid-North American North America, Life type: Naturalized plant of the annual grass that was transmitted in the early Meiji period, Plant height: 30 cm (fertile), 60-80 cm, Leaf color: Green, Phylogeny: Antibiotic , Leaf shape: thin double winged compound leaves, flowering stage: June to August (in the case of autumn sowing), flower diameter: 3 to 4 cm, flower color: flowery tip of tongue-shaped flower of petals, inside: reddish red Varieties, or yellow single color, dark red-brown single color, dwarf variety, double flowering variety, fruit shape: like worms, use: flower bed, planter, potted plants, cut flowers.

Detailed information

C. tinctoria
Flower language
Good mood (Jun 14, Jul 26, Oct 10)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Flowering place
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White
50 ~ 100 [cm]
6 ~ 8

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