Coreopsis – Plains Coreopsis tinctoria

$4.00

Coreopsis is a flowering ANNUAL growing growing up to 1m. The abundant mahogony coloured flowers are noted for attracting pollinating insects. Coreopsis prefers a well drained soil in full sun, but it can tolerate some drought when well established. Self-seeds freely. Altough it is generally grown as an ornamental plant or dye herb, a tea can be made from the whole plant. It has some historic medicinal use.

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Besides its use as a dye plant, it is a very attractive plant to grow in the wildflower garden or bee-and-butterfly garden.

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Please note that due to stock-take and a phenomenal start to the season, the MeadowSweet online shop will not fulfill orders for a few weeks (10 Nov - 20 Nov) . You can still catch me at the Orewa Farmers Market, or you are most welcome to send inquiries on plant availability. Thank you ! Minette - MeadowSweet Herbs Dismiss