Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)

Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)

This long-lived flower can handle tough conditions. It spreads slowly by underground roots (rhizomes). Yellow flowers look great next to orange or pink summer blooming flowers.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Dry
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    June, July, Aug
Color:    Yellow
Spacing:    12-18″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators

Design Tips

Prairie Coreopsis spreads slowly by underground rhizomes (roots) and should be planted with native grasses that can keep it in check.

Companion Plants

Pale Purple Coneflower
Butterfly Milkweed
Little Bluestem
Prairie Dropseed