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Coreopsis palmata - Prairie Coreopsis

Image of Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata) taken by Allendan Seed Company
SKU: 63
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Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata) is a stiff-stemmed, upright perennial. It produces leaves that have three long, narrow lobes that turn a reddish color along with the stems in the fall. Its bright yellow flowers measure 2 - 3 inches across and can last for 3 - 4 weeks during the heat of mid-summer. It spreads by rhizomes along with self-seeding, and can form clumps within a short period of time. Palmata is in reference to its leaves looking like little hands or fingers of a hand.


Soil Moisture:  Dry, Moderate

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun, Partial Shade

Height:  1' - 3'

Spread:  1'

Hardiness Zone:  3 - 8

Bloom Color:  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June, July, August

Attracts:  Butterflies, Pollinators



Coreopsis is a genus of flowering plants with about 75 - 80 species native to North, Central, and South America. The showy, daisy-like flowers are usually yellow with a toothed tip, but some species also have red along with the yellow. The colorful blooms do not have much of a fragrant scent, but the foliage has an anise-like smell. It gets one of its alternate names "Tickseed" from its tiny round seeds that resemble ticks, which attracts birds and other wildlife looking for food during the fall and winter.

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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