Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' (Threadleaf Tickseed) Unity Grown
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Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' is a cultivar of threadleaf tickseed, a bushy perennial wildflower commonly found in prairies and open field conditions across North America. The 'Zagreb' cultivar is noted for its profuse bright yellow blooms through the summer months.
'Zagreb' grows to between one and two feet tall, compared to its straight species height of around three feet, but still makes for an excellent medium height wildflower, with its long-lasting blooms appearing in June and persisting until August. 'Zagreb' has the added benefit of being drought tolerant and deer and rabbit resistant.
Coreopsis verticillata flowers are attractive to a number of pollinators, including several endangered butterfly species and a number of specialist bees. 'Zagreb' is considered a Mt. Cuba Top Performer, receiving 4.4 out of 5 possible points for its uniform growth habit and striking flowers.