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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
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 349,947
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- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Edible Flower
- Good Cut Flower
- Good Fall Color
- Somewhat Drought Tolerant
- Tolerates Poor Drainage
Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
Dimensions: 5.5"L x 5.5"W x 0.25"H
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