Coreopsis basalis (Asteraceae)
A hardy, upright annual, native to the the South Central and South Eastern United States. Produces a stunning mass of delightfully fragrant, bright yellow flowers, accented with reddish-brown to purple bands encircling the eye. Prefers full sun in sandy soils. Self-sows freely. An excellent companion to sow with Drummond Phlox.
Suggested use: Roadsides, disturbed areas, meadows, and flower beds.
Miscellaneous: Transplants well. Golden Wave Coreopsis dislikes areas which remain soggy for extend periods of time.
Average Planting Success: 70%
Height: 1 - 2 feet
Germination: 15 - 30 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 60°F - 70°F
Sowing Depth: 1/16"
Blooming Period: April - July
Average Seeds Per Pound: 408,600
Seeds/Pkt: 400 - covers 20 sq.ft.
1 oz Covers: 908 sq.ft.
Seeding Rate: 3 lbs. per acre