COREOPSIS lanceolata (Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, Dwarf) 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. The yellow-colored flower is quite popular because of its simple but attractive appearance.
Lance-leaved Coreopsis typically grows to a height of 30-60 cm and has slender stems that bear bright yellow flowers with a distinct dark center. The blooms are daisy-like and are around 3-4 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.
The flower is used in pollinator gardens to attract butterflies, honeybees, and birds. Considered as the jewel of the gardens, the flower blooms in 90-100 days. Highly appreciated by the enthusiasts, the dwarf lance-leaved possesses a unique fragrance, which can attract anyone on the spot.
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Scientific Name: Coreopsis Lanceolata
Common Name: Lance-Leaved Coreopsis
Plant Type: Perennials
Native Range: United States, South America, South Africa, Australia
Full Growth Height: 12-16 inches
Zone: 3 to 12
Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Blooming Season: Summer, Fall
Flower: Showy, Cut Flowers
Attracts: Butterflies, Insects
Flower Color: Yellow
Water Requirement: Dry, Moderate, Moist
Soil Type: Well-drained, Chalk, Sand
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Garden Uses: Informal, Cottage, Prairies, Meadows