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Coreopsis palmata

Prairie Coreopsis

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Coreopsis palmata (Prairie Coreopsis)

Soft yellow, daisy-like flowers on stiff upright stems bloom from late spring to mid-summer. Prairie Coreopsis makes a good cut flower and seed source for birds. It spreads by rhizomes and self-seeding.

Additional Information:


Height
18-30 Inches

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Spread
12-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Soft Yellow


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium), Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea), Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium), Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardi), Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum), Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans)

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Nature Attracting

Butterfly
Songbird
Hummingbird

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar