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Springtime Planting

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Tickseed (13 of 14)

Plant in well-drained soil; tolerant of poor soils
Plant in full sun to partial shade
Deadhead to neaten appearance and prevent unwanted seedlings; divide in spring
Height: 24 inches; Width: 18 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull mulch back in the spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in the spring.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; pull mulch back in the spring.

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