4 Coreopsis Flower Varieties

Coreopsis flowers make a beautiful and colorful addition to any border garden, flower garden or any other area of your landscape. Coreopsis flowers come in many different colorful varieties, and many people choose to plant several varieties to create a rainbow of colors in their garden. So, here is a list of the most common coreopsis varieties.

Coreopsis Verticillata

Coreopsis verticillata is also known as the thread - leaved coreopsis and contain lacy foliage that is quite attractive even when the plant is not in bloom. This coreopsis grows to be about 1 foot to 3 feet tall and has yellow flowers. This variety includes the very popular Moonbeam and Zagreb cultivars.

Coreopsis lanceolata

Coreopsis lanceolata is a beautiful yellow variety of coreopsis that grows to be about 12 inches to 30 inches tall. This variety is very popular on meadow banks and in wildflower fields. One of the most popular cultivars of this variety is the Double Sunburst.

Coreopsis grandiflora

Coreopsis grandiflora is often considered an annual rather than a perennial because of its short life. However, this coreopsis will self seed and grow if left alone. This variety usually grows to a height of about 3 feet tall.

Lime Rock Ruby

Lime Rock Ruby is another popular variety of coreopsis that has dark red flowers and grows between 18 inches and 24 inches tall.