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Coreopsis tinctoria

Plains Coreopsis

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Coreopsis tinctoria (Plains Coreopsis)

Lots of yellow flowers with red centers bloom from from June to September. Flowers are usually 1" across and very showy making this an excellent choice for Midwest gardens. Nicely textured leaves are deeply divided into narrow leaflets. This is a good cut flower and good seed source for birds.

Additional Information:


Height
2-4 Feet

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Spread
1-3 Feet

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Yellow

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Blue Sage (Salvia azurea), Purple Poppy Mallow (Callirhoe involucrata), Gray-head Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata), Purple Beard Tongue (Penstemon cobaea)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FAC-

Season of Interest

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

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun