Coreopsis lanceolata (Asteraceae)
An erect, drought tolerant perennial which can also withstand prolonged periods of moisture. Native to the United States, east of the Rocky Mountains, it is now found throughout North America. Flowers are bright yellow affixed to a single, elongated stem. Will grow in partial shade to full sun in various soil types. Normally takes two years to become established.
Suggested Use: Floral gardens, meadows, roadsides, mixtures, slopes.
Miscellaneous: Does excellent in raised flower beds. Free flowers all summer with adequate moisture. Foliage makes an attractive ground cover throughout the year.
Average Planting Success: 70%
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65°F--70°F
Sowing Depth: 1/16"
Blooming Period: May----July
Average Seeds Per Pound: 221,000
1 oz Covers: 272 sq.ft.
Seeding Rate: 10 lbs. per acre