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This cheery, multi-branched annual of the prairies blooms up to 3 years and is perfect for sunny, dry areas. The two-toned flower petals are bright yellow at the ends and deep red towards the center. The central disk is reddish purple. It grows 2 to 3 feet tall and almost as wide, and it reseeds in open areas with bare soil that has been disturbed.


Plant Characteristics:

Grows 2-3' tall and 1-3' wide.

Prefers full sun and tolerates light shade.

Grows best in moist, well-drained soils. Adapts to many soil types. Does not tolerate very dry sites. 

Flowers bloom late summer to fall. 


Wildlife Value:

Host plant for 6 species of Lepidoptera larvae, including wavy-lined emerald, sunflower moth, and one specialist moth. Several hummingbird species feed on the nectar, along with many other types of pollinators. Birds eat the seeds.



USDA Plant Database

National Wildlife Federation:


Coreopsis, Plains, Coreopsis tinctoria

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