Plains Coreopsis - Dwarf Red - Coreopsis tinctoria
Annual Open Pollinated. A dwarf variety of Plains Coreopsis with abundant mahogany-red blooms. Small, daisy-like flowers grow on slender stems. Use in mass plantings or as an accent plant. This coreopsis reseeds very well. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 6" - 8" apart.
Flowers: Re-seeds easily. Blooms spring to summer
Attracts: Attracts nectar bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects; seedheads are favored by songbirds
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
Native: N. American Plains
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 15-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Coreopsis tinctoria 'Dwarf Plains Red' Height: 7-9 Bloom Season: Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~4370 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Dry soil, sun or part shade, flower color range is yellow to maroon, native to much of North America.