Annuals and, usually with yellow .
Annuals are grown forand in borders; perennials in the herbaceous border.
Standard, fairly light garden soil.
Annuals are sown in situ from mid spring onwards; perennials are increased by division or from.
basalis: 50 cm; yellow flowers with a dark centre in summer.
tinctoria: 30-100 cm; pale-yellow flowers with a dark centre. Numerous garden varieties. Perennials
Coreopsis grandiflora: 60-100 cm; golden-yellow flowers in mid to late summer. ‘Badengold’ is one of the finest. Coreopsis lanceolata: 40-60 cm; flowering season summer months; the flowers are usually golden yellow. Often partially dies down in winter; used for cutting. Coreopsis verticillata: 60 cm; star-shaped yellow flowers early summer to early autumn; fine ferny foliage.