Coreopsis- Sand (Coreopsis lanceolata) (Florida Native)
Coreopsis- Sand (Coreopsis lanceolata) (Florida Native)

Coreopsis- Sand (Coreopsis lanceolata) (Florida Native)

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Coreopsis- Sand
Coreopsis lanceolata
This golden wildflower will bring sunshine wherever it grows. A popular choice of beginning gardeners because it is so easy to grow, and produces a really satisfying flower in a short time.
This plant's blazing brightness and heat-loving, drought tolerant growth has made it one of the most well known native wildflowers, as well as being a popular choice of beginning gardeners and master gardeners alike. The genus name Coreopsis, derived from the Greek "koris," refers to the resemblance of the seeds to bedbugs. The flowers in this family have become especially well loved by the citizens of the state of Florida, who appointed Coreopsis as their official state wildflower in 1991. This plant likes almost any soil type. Save the well amended areas for the fruits and veggies. Coreopsis needs regular watering throughout it's early days, but is very drought tolerant when established. Direct sow in the Fall to let the seeds over-winter for a Spring and Summer bloom. If planting seeds in the late winter through Spring, the seeds need 2-4 weeks of cold/wet stratification.

Days to germination 10-15 days with Sunlight
Days to maturity  60-80
Plant time October- May (Perennial)
Spacing 12 inches
Sun Full sun
Soil temperature 55-78 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 6.0-7.5
Height 28 inches
Harvest June through September



Coreopsis- Sand
Coreopsis lanceolata
This golden wildflower will bring sunshine wherever it grows. A popular choice of beginning gardeners because it is so easy to grow, and produces a really satisfying flower in a short time.
This plant's blazing brightness and heat-loving, drought tolerant growth has made it one of the most well known native wildflowers, as well as being a popular choice of beginning gardeners and master gardeners alike. The genus name Coreopsis, derived from the Greek "koris," refers to the resemblance of the seeds to bedbugs. The flowers in this family have become especially well loved by the citizens of the state of Florida, who appointed Coreopsis as their official state wildflower in 1991. This plant likes almost any soil type. Save the well amended areas for the fruits and veggies. Coreopsis needs regular watering throughout it's early days, but is very drought tolerant when established. Direct sow in the Fall to let the seeds over-winter for a Spring and Summer bloom. If planting seeds in the late winter through Spring, the seeds need 2-4 weeks of cold/wet stratification.

Days to germination 10-15 days with Sunlight
Days to maturity  60-80
Plant time October- May (Perennial)
Spacing 12 inches
Sun Full sun
Soil temperature 55-78 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 6.0-7.5
Height 28 inches
Harvest June through September