PlantFiles: Dwarf Red Plains Coreopsis, Calliopsis Coreopsis tinctoria 'Mahogany Midget'
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Bloom Time: Mid Summer Late Summer/Early Fall Mid Fall
Other details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Soil pH requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral) 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
On Jan 22, 2003, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:
An extra easy annual, great for filling empty spaces around the garden. I started my plants a couple of weeks early inside but these can be direct seeded right in the garden. 'Mahogany Midget' is a nice, rich color and bloomed all summer long.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Bear Creek, Alaska North Little Rock, Arkansas Davis, California Richmond, California Rumsey, California Atlanta, Georgia La Grange, Georgia Barbourville, Kentucky Halifax, Massachusetts Cassopolis, Michigan Mathiston, Mississippi Calabash, North Carolina Pickerington, Ohio West Valley City, Utah Fox Island, Washington Kalama, Washington