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Drought and heat tolerant, lanceleaf tickseed thrives in poor, sandy, or rocky soils. Clarence A. Rechenthin @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Drought and heat tolerant, lanceleaf tickseed thrives in poor, sandy, or rocky soils.
Clarence A. Rechenthin @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Coreopsis lanceolata

Lanceleaf tickseed

Thrives in poor, sandy, rocky soils. Tolerant of heat and drought. Hairy lance-shaped leaves remain low. One to two inch yellow ray flowers bloom atop slender, erect stems. 


Height:

1-2 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Coreopsis lanceolata Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • July
  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=COLA5