Scientific Name: Coreopsis spp. & cvs.
Common Name: coreopsis
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - central
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Cut flower or foliage, Perennial border
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Basal, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Lanceolate, Entire, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Achene, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves lanceolate with smooth margins, in groups of threes; flower heads orange-yellow and daisy-like, with a small central disc surrounded by eight ray florets (bracts in two distinct series of eight each), petals tips slightly lobed.