Jan. 3, 2021

largeflower coreopsis, Coreopsis grandiflora

Largeflower is one of the more popular coreopsis in gardens. Nice to have one of our natives discovered. According to Wiki, this one is particularly popular in China. It sure is a great example of everything our eyes and spirits like about flowers of this style. Fanciful ray flowers, symmetrical disc flowers arranged with mathematical precision, and it's easy to grow. It will even seed itself and decorate our habitat with little effort on our part. Largeflower coreopsis now grows in AL, AR, CA, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, ON, and QC. Lenawee Co MI, 6/11/11. Aster family, Asteraceae.