Tall Coreopsis (Coreopsis tripteris)
An impressively tall coreopsis that blooms later than it’s smaller cousins, but with similar flowers that are spectacular when blooming en mass. Supports a wide variety of pollinators! Established plants are reasonably drought tolerant. Usually spreads through rhizomes to form colonies, and may reseed extensively in disturbed areas.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Soil Type: Adaptable
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug-Sep
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and beetles. Hosts moths, including the dimorphic grey and wavy-lined emerald, and smaller insects. New growth is occasionally browsed by mammals.