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Directory of Wildflowers

Lance Leaved Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolata

Flowers of Lance Leaved Coreopsis
Flowers of Lance Leaved Coreopsis

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
June - July
 

Features

Bright yellow, daisy-like flowers in summer.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soil is best, but this plant is very drought tolerant.

Notes

Found in prairies and fields. Often self-sows extensively.