Coreopsis leavenworthii Torr. & Gray

Leavenworth’s Tickseed

Flowers

Flowers


Family: Compositae

Genus: Coreopsis

Category: Annual

Zones: 8 to 11

Size: 2' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Yellow flowers with brown centers in summer. Linear foliage. Needs moist soil. Leggy plant with small yellow flowers. Reseeds reliably. Inhabits wet meadows.

History: 

Published in Fl. N. Amer. (Torr. & A. Gray) 2: 346 in 1842.

Native to Florida.

Relatives: 

My Experience: 

Came as a 'bonus' in a Salvia greggii that I bought in 2010. Did not return in 2011.


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