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Prairie Coreopsis

Coreopsis palmata
SKU: HC017884
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata) is a beautiful, long-blooming wildflower that is especially useful for establishing in difficult areas with poor soils and dry conditions. Native to the Midwest, the plant begins blooming in late spring with showy pale-yellow flowers that attract a variety of native bees and sulphur butterflies.
key features
Botanical Name
Coreopsis palmata
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
18-30" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


A beautiful long blooming wildflower, Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata) has unusual pale yellow flowers that start in late spring. Native to the Midwest, this tough yet beautiful species is especially valuable for poor soil and dry areas. Prairie Coreopsis is best used for planting in naturalistic gardens, wildflower meadows, and other sites where it can spread via underground rhizomes to form colonies of plants. The plant grows in a wide range of soil types, except heavy clay, and thrives in full sun. Once established, resist giving the plants too much water or fertilizer to prevent flopping, untidy plants. Recommended companion plants include ornamental grasses like Grama Grass (Bouteloua), Little Bluestem Grass (Schizachyrium), Blue Flax (Linum), and Penstemon.

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