Coreopsis lanceolata
Coreopsis, Tickseed, Lance Coreopsis
4-9
Central United States, Southern Africa and the Hawaiian Islands

Clump forming plant with erect flower stems
2-3 feet tall by 12 inches wide.
Heads 1-2 inches wide, on very long peduncles, about 8 yellow rays, yellow or chestnut disk flowers.
Early to late summer.
Opposite, leaves usually in a few pairs or mostly in a tuft near the base, oblong spatulate or lanceolate or nearly linear. 2-6 inches long, obtuse, entire or sometimes with 1 or 2 small lateral lobes.
Leaf spots, rust, powdery mildew, potato aphid, four-lined plant bug and spotted cucumber beetle. None are serious problems.
Full sun in a well-drained soil. It is tolerant of dry soils.
 

 

 

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