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Coreopsis ‘Limerock Ruby’

 

Tickseed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusCoreopsisFrom the Greek koris, “a bug,” and -opsis, indicating a resemblance, therefore meaning bug-like, referring to the achenes which look like ticks
Cultivar‘Limerock Ruby’

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Coreopsis ‘Limerock Ruby’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 21 May 2010.

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Coreopsis ‘Limerock (Tickseed)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

Range: Zones 7-11:

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