Bright yellow, fringed flowers can be up to two and one-half inches across. Blooming a bit earlier than most coreopsis, lance-leaved coreopsis will bloom continuously from May through July. This plant is similar to large-flowered coreopsis.
This species is native to the Chicago Region according to Swink and Wilhelm’s Plants of the Chicago Region, with updates made according to current research.
- Family (English) Aster (Composite)
- Family (botanic) Asteraceae (Compositae)
- Tree or plant type Perennial
- Native locale North America
- Size range Medium plant (12-24 inches)
- Light exposure Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)
- Hardiness zones Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5 (Northern Illinois), Zone 6 (City of Chicago), Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
- Soil preference Dry soil
- Tolerances Dry sites, Occasional drought
- Season of interest early summer, late spring, midsummer
- Flower color and fragrance Yellow
- Shape or form Upright
- Growth rate Fast, Moderate