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Coreopsis grandiflora

Big Flower Coreopsis

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Coreopsis grandiflora (Big Flower Coreopsis)

This large showy perennial with bright and cheery golden ray flowers has a place in every natural garden! The plant is easy to identify in the field because of its finely divided leaves and big, all-yellow flowers.

Additional Information:


Height
24-36 Inches

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Spread
-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Deep Yellow


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Coreopsis are very drought and heat tolerant. They flower from April through most of the summer. Like most spring and summer flowering perennials, they should be divided and reset in the fall. This should be done every one to two years.

Good Companions
Bush's Poppy Mallow (Callirhoe bushii)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Nature Attracting

Beneficial Insects
Butterfly
Songbird

Root

Fibrous

Season of Interest

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

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Containers
Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Food/Birds