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Lance Leaf Tickseed

Scientific Name:

Lance leaf tickseed

Lance Leaf Tickseed Photo by Tracie Bowers

Coreopsis grandiflora

Common Name(s):
Lance Leaf Tickseed

Categories:
Herbaceous Perennial

Comment:
This plant is tolerant of heat, humidity and drought. Will self-seed if spent flowers are not promptly deadheaded. The plant can become leggy and spindly by late summer and will benefit from hard pruning.

Height:
1.5 to 2 feet

Flowering Period:

Coreopsis

Bee on Coreopsis grandiflora Photo By Tracie Bowers

May to September

Flower Color:
Yellow

Usage:
Borders, good plant for poor soils

Hardiness:
USDA zone 4-9

Propagation:
Spreads by rhizomes and freely self-seeds

Exposure:
Full Sun

Soil:
Will thrive in poor sandy and rocky soil. Will tolerate dry to medium water

Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Origins:
Native to the southeastern US from Texas to Georgia

Pollinator(s) attracted:
Bees

Page by Tracie Bowers EMGV

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