Coreopsis auriculata L.

Ear-leaved, Mouse Ear Tickseed


Family: Compositae

Genus: Coreopsis

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: 12 to 24" tall, 12" spread

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Dark green, evergreen foliage. Yellow flowers in spring to summer. Spread slowly by stolons. Moist well-drained soil, afternoon shade preferred. Divide every 2 to 3 years.

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History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 908 in 1753.

Native to the southeast US.

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