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Coreopsis Tinctoria

Botanical Name:

Coreopsis tinctoria

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Prefers moist, sandy soil.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annuals, Herb/Forb, Annual, Native Plant, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial, Annual

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Notched, yellow petals with reddish-brown color at base; reddish-purple disks

Fruit

small, flattened, single winged black achene less than 1/8 inch in size with linear to oblong shape and smooth surface.

Benefits
Ornamental

This species is widely cultivated as an ornamental and is escaping. It is sometimes known in the horticultural trade as calliopsis.

Attracts

Butterflies

Bees

Birds

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Coreopsis

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