Prairie Coreopsis- Native
Prairie Coreopsis is native to many areas of the Midwestern United States. It features lovely, deep yellow, daisy like flowers that bloom late spring to summer. The foliage has a delicate look with its narrow, deeply lobed leaves. The Prairie Coreopsis tends to blooms earlier than most summer flowers. Prairie Coreopsis will naturalize to form a large colony in optimum conditions. Also called: tickseed. Beautiful as a border, but will require regular maintenance. Great for naturalized gardens or wildflower gardens.
Coreopsis palmata will grow best in Full Sun. It will grow 12-24 inches tall with a spread of 12-18 inches. Plant in zones 3 to 8. Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies. Tolerates heat, humidity and drought.
Care & Shipping Notes
This delicate looking coreopsis will thrive in poor, sandy soil. Plant in average to dry, well drained soil. Moist soil may cause crown rot to occur.It can be cut back hard in summer to keep it looking tidy and prevent the need for staking. No serious insect or disease problems. Deadhead to promote continued blooms and prevent self-seeding. Divide every 2 to 3 years to prevent overcrowding. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.