Coreopsis palmata

Coreopsis palmata

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Prairie Coreopis Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium) to (Xeric) Dry
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 18″-30″
Color: Yellow
Bloom: July
Flowers: The 1 1/2″ flower heads have 6-10 petal-like ray flowers that are wavy at the tips.
Leaves: The opposite leaves have 3 long, slender lobes.

Suggested Uses:

This beautiful golden composite flower is attractive to many kinds of butterflies and a good source of nectar for the honeybee.  It tends to grow in patches as a ground cover. It makes a nice cut flower and is an excellent plant for the garden or restoration.Great pollinator plant!

Interesting Facts:

Medicinal Uses: Boiled seeds were once made into poultices to relieve rheumatism.
Food Uses:
Other Uses: Coreopsis is a good source of nectar for honey.
More Information: They grow in patches from rootstalks.
Name: Coreopsis is from Greek meaning; having the appearance of a bug. The bug-like seed also gives rise to its common name. Palmata refers to the leaves that resemble hands.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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