Botanical Name: Coreopsis palmata
Plant Family: Aster family (Asteraceae)
Description: Thriving in poor, sandy, or dry soils, prairie coreopsis (also known as stiff tickseed) features bright yellow flowers over a long bloom period (May - July) and a low growth habit (1 to 2 ft).
Growing Conditions: Tolerates poor soil, dry and rocky sites. Commonly found in prairies, thickets, and woodland edges. Full sun or part shade.
Bloom Time: May - Jul
Bloom Color: Yellow
Benefit to pollinators/wildlife: Attractive to native bees and other pollinators.
Native Status: Native to midwest U.S.
Location in habitat: Pollinator Demonstration Garden