Coreopsis tinctoria

Coreopsis tinctoria

Plains coreopsis

Drought tolerant; full sun to partial shade. Yellow flowers with maroon centers bloom June to September along roadsides, fields and meadows. A widely cultivated annual species commonly included in wildflower mixtures.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
- 48 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
29.60 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,400,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fall