Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Glade
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant
Size

Height:

16 to
24
inches

Spread:

12 to
18
inches
Size
Height: 16 to
24
inches
Spread: 12 to
18
inches
Size
Height: 16 to
24
inches
Spread: 12 to
18
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Plant in the border, native plant garden, naturalized area, prairie or wildflower meadow. If used in borders, be prepared to remove unwanted seedlings.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils with good drainage. Can naturalize to form large colonies. Create ground cover in sun by seeding this species.
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower
Basic Description

Showy, deep yellow flowers on tall stems in May and June. Plants outgrow weeds and hold the soil.

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