- Lanceleaf Coreopsis
- Sand Coreopsis
- Phonetic Spelling
- kor-ee-OP-sis lan-see-oh-LAY-tah
Coreopsis lanceolata, commonly called lanceleaf coreopsis, is a native wildflower which typically grows to 2' tall and occurs in prairies, glades, fields, and roadsides.
Plants in the genus Coreopsis are sometimes commonly called lanceleaf tickseed in reference to the resemblance of the seeds to ticks. Many excellent cultivars of this species are available in commerce.
Regions: Mountain, Piedmont, Coastal Plains
Seasons of Interest:
Leaf: Blooms: Early spring, spring Nut/Fruit/Seed: Summer
Wildlife Value: This plant is highly resistant to damage by deer. Its flowers are very attractive to butterflies and other pollinators. Songbirds eat the seeds.
Insects, Diseases, or Other Plant Problems: This plant can be an aggressive self-seeder. Tends to sprawl, particularly if grown in moist and/or fertile soils. Crown rot may occur if grown in moist, poorly drained soils.
Whole Plant Traits:
- Plant Type:
- Native Plant
- Flower Color:
- Flower Value To Gardener:
- Good Cut
- Leaf Color:
- Hairs Present:
- Stem Is Aromatic: