Description

**Pre-orders are for local pickup only. We do not ship plants. Please double check your location and ensure you are able to pick up your plants in the spring (available for pickup starting May 11th). Specify pickup date in 'notes' when completing your order.

**This plant is NATIVE to Northern Michigan 

Growing Requirements:

  • Flourishes in well-drained soil
  • Prefers full sun
  • Tolerant of various soil types, including sandy and loamy soils
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Hardy in USDA zones 4-9

Features:

The Lanceleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata) is a delightful perennial wildflower renowned for its vibrant yellow blooms and delicate, lance-shaped leaves. Its daisy-like flowers, with their prominent dark brown centers, bloom profusely from late spring to midsummer, adding a burst of color to meadows, prairies, and garden borders. This native plant is cherished for its beauty, resilience, and ability to attract pollinators.

Mature Size and Form:

In optimal conditions, the Lanceleaf Coreopsis can reach a height of 1 to 3 feet with a spread of 1 to 2 feet. It forms clumps of slender stems adorned with narrow leaves, creating a lush, textural contrast in the garden landscape.

Benefits to the Local Ecosystem:

The Lanceleaf Coreopsis provides several ecological benefits, enriching the local ecosystem and supporting biodiversity:

  • Pollinator Paradise: Its bright, nectar-rich flowers attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, aiding in pollination and promoting biodiversity in the garden.
  • Naturalization: Lanceleaf Coreopsis is well-suited for naturalizing open spaces, meadows, and roadside plantings, creating a picturesque landscape that mimics native prairies and grasslands.
  • Erosion Control: The extensive root system of Lanceleaf Coreopsis helps stabilize soil and prevent erosion, making it an ideal choice for erosion-prone areas or slopes.
  • Low Maintenance: Once established, Lanceleaf Coreopsis is relatively low-maintenance, requiring minimal watering and care. It's an excellent choice for gardeners seeking a resilient and easy-to-grow plant for sunny landscapes.