coreopsis lanceolata (lance-leaved tickseed) native

Size: 1 litre
  • daisy-like, yellow flowers
  • eight petals with toothed edges surround a central, yellow eye
  • narrow, lance-shaped leaves 
  • bloom time: early summer
  • zone 4
  • height 30-60cm
  • spread 30-50cm 
  • colour yellow
  • grows best in a medium to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun
  • establishes well in rocky soil and is tolerant of heat, humidity and drought
  • prune plants mid to late summer to promote continuous blooming into the fall and to maintain shape
  • in good locations, this plant may self-seed
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts butterflies
  • fast growing
  • drought tolerant
  • heat tolerant
  • native to ontario
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)