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Coreopsis tinctoria

Common Name(s):
Golden coreopsis, Tick-seed, Garden coreopsis
Cultivar(s):
Mardi Gras, Nana
Categories:
Annuals, Wildflowers
Comment:

Prefers light, sandy soil; tolerant of poor soil, drought, and heat; must have good drainage; water lightly- dislikes wet feet; remove faded flowers; good cut flower; blooms best when crowded

Season:
Summer to frost
Light:
Sun
Color:
Yellow, bronze, red, maroon, bicolors
Height:
2-4 ft.
Space:
8-12 in.
Foliage:
2-4 in., opposite, highly dissected leaves with linear segments
Flower:
Notched, yellow petals with reddish-brown color at base; reddish-purple disks
Site:
Dry fields, roadsides, waste places, pastures

NCCES plant id: 47

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