Coreopsis leavenworthii

  • Family name: Asteraceae
  • Host plant for: none
  • General description: Erect herbaceous perennial with wispy branched stems, narrow opposite leaves and bright yellow daisy-like flowers with dark centers. Endemic to Florida. Easy-to-cultivate plant for sunny garden locations or naturalizing in larger landscapes. Requires regular moisture for best results. Readily spreads by self-seeding. Flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators.
  • Type: Perennial
  • Flower: Bright yellow daisy-like flowers with dark centers
  • Bloom time: All year
  • Soil type: Moist to wet, well-drained, sandy soils, often seasonally inundated sites
  • Maximum height: 5 feet
  • Candidate for home gardens: Easy to grow. Great for naturalizing.
  • Availability in nursery: Common
  • Frenquency in the wild: Common
  • Habitat: pine flatwoods, ruderal
  • County: Alachua, Bay, Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Columbia, De Soto, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Franklin, Gilchrist, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton
Full sunFull Sun
Moderate wateringModerate Watering

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