Dyer's Coreopsis Flower Seeds

(Coreopsis tinctoria) Annual. 85 days to maturity.

Beautiful chestnut-brown flowers laced with bright yellow. Dyer’s Coreopsis is lovely in the foreground of any flower garden. Native plant to North America. 

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Growth Habit: Upright growth to 2 feet height with 3” straight, slender stems, ferny leaves and 1½”  flowers. Self-seeding. 

Sun Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Soil Preference: Average, well-drained soil

When to Plant:  Direct seed after last frost date OR start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost date. 

How to Plant:  

Direct sow:  Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost date and cover lightly with soil. Seeds should germinate in 14-21 days. Thin young plants to 6” apart.

Transplant: Sow seeds indoors 3-5 weeks before last frost date. Seeds should  germinate in 14-21 days. Harden off seedlings before transplanting after the last frost date. Space plants 6” apart. 

When / How to Harvest: Harvest when flowers are fully open. Harvest regularly for continuous blooms. 

Uses: Attractive to pollinators and birds. Use fresh or dried as a dye plant that yields a beautiful array of hues, from dark orange to bright yellow. 

 

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  • $2.99



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