Size: To 4' tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Bright yellow, daisy-like flowers with red centers, 1 to 2' diameter. Leaves opposite, deeply divided. Tolerates light shade. Germinates in late summer to autumn and overwinters as a rosette. Self-sows easily.
Published in J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 2: 114 in 1821.
Native to the US, Canada and Mexico.
Introduced by Thomas Nuttall after a journey through Arkansas in 1819. He took back seeds which were sent to nurserymen in the US and England. It was known as Nuttall's Weed or Calliopsis. There is a specimen in the Lewis and Clark Herbarium which is though to be Coreopsis tinctoria.