The Mt. Cuba Center has released a report on its three-year study of coreopsis.

Plant experts at Mt. Cuba Center observed the growth habits, vitality and ecological value of 94 different selections of perennial and annual coreopsis for three years.

Commonly called tickseed, the plant provides great ecological value to pollinators, with flowers that bloom from early spring to fall.

The report ranks the top-performing cultivars for the Mid-Atlantic Region. To see the full report, visit