Coreopsis lanceolata, Lanceleaf Coreopsis


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Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata, Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Lanceleaf Coreopsis or Tickseed Coreopsis is a clump forming perennial forb that is semi evergreen (green basal foliage during winter).

Blooming yellow with yellow centers from April to June.

Approximately 2 inch flower head atop single stems that can be used as a cut flower.

Reaching a height of 1 1/2 to 2 foot.

Grows in full sun in prairies, meadows and along roadsides in full sun to light shade. Native to the US ( http://gaylenasgarden.com/coreopsis-lanceolata-lanceleaf-coreopsis/)

Soil moderate to dry.

Roots grow to a depth of 6 inches.

Seed 221000 per lb. No stratification required and can be planted anytime.

This plant tolerates mowing and is deer resistant.

Uses: Landscaping

Bird food

Nectar source for butterflies and moths

Special value to native bees

Shown in the grow native plant database (http://grownative.org/plant-picker/plant/lanceleaf-coreopsis/)

Quart pots offered $5.00 each