Botanical Name: Coreopsis tinctoria
Native: North America
Plant Dimensions: 12″–24″ tall
Variety Information: 1″–2″, bright yellow blossoms with mahogany red centers. Rarely pure mahogany.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 12″
Harvesting: For longest vase life, cut stems just as flower buds begin to open.