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Coreopsis, Plains
(1/4 lb)

Cheerful Addition to Bouquets and Salads

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF210

$11.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$11.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Plains Coreopsis - Coreopsis tinctoria

Annual Open Pollinated. Cheery bicolor annual in shades of yellow and red actually means "cheerful" in the language of flowers. Useful as a filler in bouquets or as edible flowers, to add color to salads. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 6 - 8" apart when plants reach 2" tall.

Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in summer
Attracts: Attracts butterflies and birds
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types, can tolerate poor drainage
Native: Western US
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 20-25 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-4'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Bloom Season: Summer, Fall
Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 lb per 1,000 square feet
Facts of Note: Ideal for areas with standing water, 1-2 flowers that bloom heavily for extended periods of time

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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Edible Flower
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good Fall Color
  • Native
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Poor Drainage
  • Wildflower

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Red, Yellow Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Culinary Herb
Life Cycle Annual Planting Time Spring, Fall
USDA Zone 3 - 10 Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Red, Yellow
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Culinary Herb
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs. Dimensions: 5.5"L x 5.5"W x 0.25"H

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