Coreopsis Seeds (Coreopsis tinctoria, basalis) - Diane's Flower Seeds
Coreopsis basalis is a wonderful annual with bright yellow, daisy-like flowers accented with maroon centers. The lightly fragrant flowers attract butterflies.

Coreopsis basalis is native to the southern United States. Like other coreopsis species, it enjoys full sun and well-drained soil. It self sows moderately in my zone 5 garden. Deer resistant.

height 15"


Coreopsis Seeds

Coreopsis is a North American wildflower. It blooms from summer to fall in shades of yellow, gold and mahogany-red. Easy to grow from seed.

Sowing Coreopsis Seeds

Sow coreopsis seeds outdoors after the last frost date. Or start indoors 6 weeks early. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun. Spacing 12".

Coreopsis tinctoria is a native wildflower with small, daisy-like flowers on delicate stems. They are golden-yellow with mahogany-red centers.

Coreopsis tinctoria is a self-sowing filler in the wildflower garden or border. It's easy to grow, and it blends nicely with many other flowers. It's shown here with Linaria maroccana

height 24"


Coreopsis tinctoria 'Dwarf Red' has solid mahogany-red flowers. It looks nice at the front of the border or spreading around and filling in the gaps between larger perennials and shrubs. Drought-tolerant.

Coreopsis tinctoria attracts butterflies, and it self sows nicely. Try it with yellow or gold flowers like Rudbeckia hirta or Ratibida columnifera.

height 16"

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