Coreopsis tinctoria /Dwarf Red Plains Coreopsis

Coreopsis tinctoria     / Coreopsis tinctoria
Bright red flowers and buds
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Bright red flowers and buds

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Spring mahogany-red flowers

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Scientific Name: Coreopsis tinctoria
Common Name: Dwarf Red Plains Coreopsis
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is an excellent flowering annual that is reported to do especially well in areas with high rainfall. It blooms in spring but will continue to bloom until there is a moisture stress. It is well adapted for seasonal color beds, the cottage garden and other places where a strong upright growing annual is needed. Provide full sunlight for this annual.