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Coreopsis lancelota

Lanceleaf coreopsis

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
4-9
2-3'
2-3'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Upright, clumping
Flower
Perennial

Lance-leaved Coreopsis, Lanceleaf Tickseed, Sand Coreopsis

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
May-July
Violet/ pinkish
Summer bloom
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Adaptable
Soil Preference
Well-drained, adapts to both fertile and infertile soils
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Open woods and prairies, old fields, savannas, meadows
Most of the US except the Dakotas and Montana south to Arizona
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Drought, Poor soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-rocky soil, Heat, Humidity
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Drought, Poor soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-rocky soil, Heat, Humidity
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
Not reliably perennial, but self-seeds aggressively
COMPANION PLANTS
Prairie dropseed,Butterfly weed,Blue false indigo,Woodland sunflower
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Attracts a variety of wildlife

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