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Stiff Coreopsis

Botanical Name
Coreopsis palmata
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
12 to 18 inches
Flowers
Late spring to mid-summer: bright yellow, daisy-like
Light
Full sun
Soil
Medium to dry, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Spreads by seed and by rhizomes to form large colonies
  • Ideal for stabilizing dry, sandy slopes
  • Attracts many beneficial insects
  • Divide in spring or fall
  • Avoid moist, fertile locations in the garden to avoid sprawling plants
  • Plants can be cut back hard if the foliage is sprawled out or becomes unkempt
Problems
Crown rot if grown in moist, poorly drained soils

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