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This listing is for one packet of Lance-Leaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata) seeds. Each packet contains roughly 250 seeds. For best germination of native species, remember to scatter seeds November-January!

A.k.a. sand coreopsis. The signature bright yellow blooms of coreopsis in a hardy native package! A generally triennial plant that prefers poor soil, but will adapt to fertile soil with good drainage so long as other plants are not allowed to overgrow it. Deadheading encourages second or third rounds of blooms! Reseeds readily and grows quickly in open areas, so perfect for quick blooms and filling space while other plants mature.

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Sandy, Rocky

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Root Type: Fibrous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract a wide variety of insects such as bees (including one obligate species), wasps, flies, beetles, butterflies, skippers, and day-flying moths. Hosts a few moths including the wavy lined emerald, and a few beetles and smaller insects. Seeds may be eaten by seed eating birds such as goldfinches. Occasionally browsed by a wide variety of mammals.

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