Coreopsis, Plains

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Quick facts

  • Lovely wildflower
  • Easy to grow

Coreopsis tinctora

Profusely flowering, plains coreopsis gives off loads of painted burgundy and yellow flowers.  Plants reach about 3 ft. tall and add a lot of color and texture to the garden landscape.  Easy to grow and somewhat drought tolerant, plains coreopsis is widely adapted and would grow well just about anywhere and in most soil types.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


6 weeks

7-14 d.


Full to part shade



We prefer to direct sow after last frost date, covering lightly. Or, start indoors 6 weeks before the average last frost date. Transplant after all danger of hard frost has passed with 24" between plants.

Seed specs:  Packet size ~100 seeds