Coreopsis grandiflora Hogg ex Sweet

Bigflower Coreopsis, Largeflower Tickseed, Lance-leafed Coreopsis


Family: Compositae

Genus: Coreopsis

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 10

Size: 18 to 48" tall clump

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Large yellow flowers from June to September. Tolerates poor soil and low moisture once established. Should be divided every 2 years. Tend to be short-lived perennials but will self-sow.

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History: 

Published in Brit. Fl. Gard. (Sweet) 2: 175 in 1826.

Native to southeastern US.

'Grandiflora' means large-flowered.

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