COREOPSIS lanceolata Lance-Leaved Coreopsis is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to North America and is found in a variety of habitats, including prairies, meadows, and roadsides. Rocky soils tolerant, the flower with its yellow color, can catch your eyes within moments
Lance-leaved Coreopsis typically grows to a height of 30-90 cm and has slender stems that bear bright yellow flowers with a distinct dark center. The blooms are daisy-like and are around 2-3 cm in diameter. The plant blooms profusely throughout the summer and into the early fall. The foliage is lance-shaped and green and grows to about 5-10 cm in length.
Lance-leaved Coreopsis is a popular garden plant and is often used in wildflower gardens, meadows, and borders. It is easy to grow and maintain and tolerates a range of soils and growing conditions. The plant prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
In addition to its ornamental value, Lance-leaved Coreopsis has ecological value as a source of nectar for pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. The plant is also used as a food source by some native wildlife species, including birds and small mammals.
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Scientific Name: Coreopsis Lanceolata
Common Name: Lance-Leaved Coreopsis
Plant Type: Perennial
Native Range: United States, Some areas of Canada, and Mexico
Full Growth Height: 18-36"
Width in Across: 1-2 ft
Zone: 4 to 9
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Spring(Late), Summer (Early, Mid)
Flower: Showy, Cut Flowers with 8 Yellow rays
Attracts: Butterflies, Bees, Wasps
Flower Color: Yellow
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocks
Water Requirement: Low
Soil Type: Well-drained, Chalk, Sand, Loam
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Garden Uses: Informal, Cottage, Prairies, Meadows