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calliopsis

(kăl'ēŏp`sĭs): see coreopsiscoreopsis
, or tickseed,
names for species of Coreopsis, a chiefly North American genus of the family Asteraceae (aster family). They are easily cultivated annuals or perennials with daisylike heads of flowers in various colors—commonly yellow or
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The USDA advises that the following plants develop best for transplanting if grown at 60 to 65 degrees and 10 to 12 hours of light each day: calliopsis, China aster, cornflower, strawflower, gaillardia, globe amaranth, petunia, phlox, poppy, portulaca, rudbeckia, salpiglossis, scabiosa, snapdragon and verbena.
Calliopsis (Prince Chevalier-Calluna, by Hyperion), a grand-daughter of 1,000 Guineas heroine Campanula, was acquired as a yearling from Lady Bullough.