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Coreopsis tinctoria 'Mardi Gras'/Mardi Gras Coreopsis

Coreopsis tinctoria 'Mardi Gras' / Coreopsis tinctoria 'Mardi Gras'
Very showy flowers in spring and summer
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Very showy flowers in spring and summer

A wonderful plant for the nature garden

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Scientific Name: Coreopsis tinctoria 'Mardi Gras'
Common Name: Mardi Gras Coreopsis
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Orange, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Coreopsis are tolerant of serious insect and disease pest however, they will not tolerate wet feet. Flower color is light orange on the apex of the petals and a burgundy red at the base. Their most outstamdomg display of color is in late spring and summer. Should be given strong consideration for native garden sites. The foliage of this selection is more narrow than other selections.