Scientific Name: Coreopsis auriculata 'Zamfir'
Common Name: Zamfir coreopsis
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Garden origin, North America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Perennial border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves ovate to elliptic, most about 7cm long x 3cm wide; flower heads with 8-10 yellow tubular ray florets that open up flat with maturity.