Plains coreopsis is a showy annual that will add color in the early phases of seeded plantings. If allowed to go to seed, it will persist in perennial beds.
It provides nectar for a number if insects, including bees and butterflies.
Uses: Showy flowers, bees, butterflies, pollinators
Bloom time: July & August
Height: 2 to 3 feet
Space: 18 to 24 inches
Sun: Full sun
Moisture: Dry to average
Seed: Sow seed Fall through Spring. The following seeding rates should yield around 30 seeds per square foot.
- 201,300 seeds per ounce
- 1 ounce per 7,000 square feet
- 7 oz. per acre