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Coreopsis features

There are many kinds of Coreopsis, natives of America, South Africa, and Australasia, several of them cultivated in gardens. They are called Tickseed. (Margaret Armstrong)

“Coreopsis” is derived from the Greek, meaning “bug-like,” and refers to the seed. The plants are often called tickseeds. (Eula Whitehouse)

Coreopsis Love at first sight. (Astra Cielo)

But our gardens owe to this family [Composite family] innumerable beautiful and showy plants such as the China aster, the chrysanthemum, the cosmos, zinnia, dahlia, ageratum, gaillardia, coreopsis, sunflower, etc., etc. (Mary Elizabeth Parsons)

The Sunflower, Coreopsis, Cone-Flower, Tagweed, and Tansy, contain resinous properties. (Agnes FitzGibbon, Catharine Parr Traill)

The Coreopsis verticillata is a hardy, perennial, herbaceous plant, a native of North-America. Producing its blossoms, which are uncommonly shewy, from July to October, and is readily propagated by parting its roots in Autumn. It grows to a great height, and is therefore rather adapted to the shrubbery than the flower-garden. (William Curtis)

Wildflowers and coreopsis

The fields and hills were dusted with silver daisies and amid slopes of feathery grass coreopsis began to toss golden crowns. (Edwina Stanton Babcock)

Beyond the beach was a calcareous desert, with a scrub of palmetto and evergreen, and patches of flowering coreopsis and blue squills. Hidden by the scrub were shallow lagoons. (H.M. Tomlinson)

All our garden annuals are to be found in masses acres in size upon the plains. Penstemon, coreopsis, persecaria, yucca, dwarf sumach, marigold, and sunflower, all are flowering here at once, till the country is ablaze with gold and red. The coreopsis of our gardens they call the “rosin-weed”… (Charles Wentworth Dilke)

Also called “tickseed,” wild coreopsis is closely related to cultivated ornamentals of the same name. The desert species inhabits open locations at elevations between 1,500 and 2,500 feet in southern Arizona, southern California, and Baja California. (Natt Noyes Dodge)

«There is a natural rotation of crops, as yet little understood,» says Miss Going. «Where a pine forest has been cleared away, oaks come up. And a botanist can tell beforehand just what flowers will appear in the clearings of pine woods. In northern Ohio, when a piece of forestland is cleared, a particular sort of grass appears. When that is ploughed under, a growth of the golden coreopsis comes up…» (Neltje Blanchan)

Quotes about wildflowers

Gardening and coreopsis

When it comes to annuals there is a multitude of these to plant each season. … Coreopsis is easy to raise, and so is godetia. (Ellen Eddy Shaw)

Every one knows the Coreopsis, which, by continual cutting, will give abundant bloom for three months. The variety with velvety maroon centers is particularly fine. (Helena Rutherfurd Ely)

The coreopsis plants grow so big and bushy they have to be staked. (Flora Klickmann)

Margery planned that, so that she could look into the garden from the front, but have it shut away from the vegetable patch by the tall flowers on the sides. The two front corners had coreopsis in them. Coreopsis is a tall, pretty, daisy-like flower, very dainty and bright. (Sara Cone Bryant)

The Crandall home has fallen like the others. The flower-beds have vanished, save here and there a self-sown golden coreopsis grows among the weeds. (Sarah Knowles Bolton)

Quotes about gardening

Women and coreopsis

She smiled, and the odours of sandal, coreopsis, and aloes encircled his soul like the plaited strands of her glorious hair. (James Huneker)

One day, after breakfast, he sought out Mary again in the garden. She was snipping Coreopsis for the dinner table, but she did it absently, and Jerome noted the heaviness of her eyes. (Alice Brown)

Blue Bonnet was free to join Solomon, and to gather a great bunch of the golden-hued coreopsis to adorn the lunch table. She was thinking of a little plan, as she cut the long stems and arranged the flowers with taste and precision; (Caroline E. Jacobs, Lela H. Richards)

How exquisite they were, those delicate ghosts of flowers;—the regal columbine, the graceful gilia, coreopsis gleaming golden, anemones, pale and soft. How they kept their loveliness when life was past! They were only flower memories, but how fair they were, and how lasting! (Anna Fuller)

Attitude to coreopsis

May I be the tiniest nail in the house of the universe, tiny but useful. May I stay forever in the stream.May I look down upon the windflower and the bull thistle and the coreopsis with the greatest respect. (Mary Oliver)

At first, he talked about the flowers in the garden behind his country house in Surrey. His voice still had its Midlands accent but was soft now and barely audible. He knew the plants by name and took a few minutes with each of them… (Frederick Weisel)

People and coreopsis

«Do you like yellow flowers, Miss Mayberry?» said he. «The largest wild coreopsis I ever saw grows in this region. I noticed some in a field we just passed. Shall I gather a few for you?» (Frank R. Stockton)

A great expanse of Coreopsis, a field of Grape Hyacinth or Star of Bethlehem, roadsides of Coronilla or Moneywort, rows of red Day Lily and Tiger Lily, patches of Sunflowers or Jerusalem Artichokes, all are matters of thought. We long to trace their wanderings, to have them tell whence and how they came. (Alice Morse Earle)

Flowers and coreopsis

Quite poor soil will grow sweet alyssum, California poppies, coreopsis and geraniums, while rich soil is needed for asters, larkspur, zinnias and marigolds. (Olive Hyde Foster)

During the harvest months, when the more delicate spring flowers are ripening their seed, our heat-loving Rudbeckias, Chrysanthemums, Sunflowers, Coreopsises, Ox-eyes, and Asters, are lifting their starry heads to greet the light and heat of the sun’s ardent rays, adorning the dry wastes, gravelly and sandy hills, and wide grassy plains, with their gay blossoms; (Agnes FitzGibbon, Catharine Parr Traill)

Quotes about flowers

Bloom and coreopsis

Very showy hardy annuals, growing from 1 to 3 feet high, and covered throughout the season with a profusion of bloom. The colors range from lemon-yellow to dark velvety brown. (C.E. Hunn, L.H. Bailey)

Here and there within this mass of bright colouring there is a patch of the fine deep yellow Coreopsis lanceolata, a plant of long-enduring bloom, or rather of long succession, for, if the dead flowers are removed it will be brightly blossomed for a good three months. (Gertrude Jekyll)

Quotes about bloom

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