Plains Coreopsis

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Plains coreopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria) is an annual wildflower native to North America. It is known for its bright yellow flowers with reddish-purple centers. Plains coreopsis is a popular choice for gardens and landscapes because it is easy to grow and care for. It is also a valuable source of nectar and pollen for pollinators.

Plains coreopsis grows 1-2 feet tall and has a spreading habit. The leaves are divided into several leaflets. The flowers are daisy-like, with 6-12 yellow ray petals surrounding a central disk of reddish-purple disk florets. Plains coreopsis blooms from June to September.


Plains Coreopsis
Coreopsis tinctoria
Plains Coreopsis

Here are some additional tips for growing plains coreopsis:

Sow the seeds in the spring, 2-4 weeks before the last frost date.
Thin the seedlings to 6-8 inches apart.
Water regularly, especially during dry periods.
Deadhead the flowers to encourage new blooms.
Divide the plants every few years to keep them vigorous.
Plains coreopsis is deer-resistant.
Plains coreopsis is a beautiful and easy-to-grow wildflower that is a great addition to any garden.

Coreopsis tinctoria, also known as golden tickseed or plains coreopsis, is native to the following states in the United States:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming



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Tyler, Texas

Last year in the Fall, I collected a lot of seeds I planted this year.

Roger Holmes
Dallas, Texas

They really added a big splash of color to the front of my house garden bed. Love them!

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Mobile, Alabama

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