Native Plant Database

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Prairie Coreopsis

Coreopsis palmata
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Glade, Prairie, Savanna / Woodland
Season of Interest: Mid (May - June), Late (July - frost)
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:

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Sun Exposure 
Full Sun, Medium Sun/Average Shade, Shade
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Butterfly, Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Nectar, Food/Pollinators
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

18 to
30
inches

Spread:

12 to
18
inches
Size
Height: 18 to
30
inches
Spread: 12 to
18
inches
Size
Height: 18 to
30
inches
Spread: 12 to
18
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Plant in the border, native garden, naturalized area, prairie or wildflower meadow.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in full sun to part shade, grows easily in loam soil that drains well. Tolerates heat, humidity and drought.
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower
Basic Description

Features soft yellow, daisy-like flowers with flat yellow centers on top of stiff upright stems. Plants bloom from late spring to mid-summer. Spreads by rhizomes and self-seeding. Leaves look like little hands (palmata).

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