Coreopsis Plains is popularly grown in much of the United States. Coreopsis Plains will grow to a mature height of roughly 30 to 36 inches tall and can spread 1 to 2 feet wide. A handful of flowers may turn completely red from time to time, which is normal. Coreopsis Plains is an excellent choice to attract an array of beneficial insects as well. They are known to attract bumblebees because of their potent source of nectar.
Coreopsis tinctoria 'Mahogany Midget', Golden tickseed - uploaded by @PunkyKy
Plains coreopsis also commonly called garden coreopsis, golden tickseed or calliopsis is an annual coreopsis that is native to the western U. It is commonly cultivated in gardens as an annual, and has over time escaped from gardens and naturalized thoughout most of the eastern U. In Missouri, it is typically found in rocky glades, sandy ground and along roadsides and along railroad tracks Steyermark. It grows feet tall and to 18 inches wide on smooth, stiff, branching stems. One-two pinnate finely cut green leaves with linear-lanceolate leaflets to 3 inches long appear mostly on the lower half of the plant. Solitary, daisy-like flowers to inch diameter feature yellow rays per head with reddish brown center disks. Each ray is toothed at the tip and spotted reddish-brown at the base.