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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Domino'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Coreopsis (kor-ee-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: grandiflora (gran-dih-FLOR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Domino

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive straea On Jun 28, 2008, straea from Somerville, MA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This was the first coreopsis I ever grew. I have it in my current garden where it's been a star performer, continually blooming in an especially hot, windy area of an already hot, windy garden. It is one of the absolute favorites of small to medium bees/wasps/flies (which pollinate other plants too and in many cases, also have larvae that eat pests) and almost every time I walk by it (it's planted beside the house's stairs so that's frequently!) there is at least one on it.

In my previous garden it grew well for 3-4 years and then started to decline, but in my experience that is unfortunately typical of Coreopsis grandiflora cultivars.

Neutral BlackDogKurt On Sep 18, 2007, BlackDogKurt from Seymour, CT wrote:

This flower was the most stunning flower in my garden the first year I planted it. Very prolific flowering and additional blooms with deadheading. The only downside was that it was very short-lived, for me at least, and only lasted two years.

Neutral smiln32 On Jun 24, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Flowers are yellow with dark brown centers. Has more of a mound-like habit than many other coreopsis varieties. Reaches a height of 15".


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Glen Avon, California
Seymour, Connecticut
Dracut, Massachusetts
Somerville, Massachusetts
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Laurel, Montana
Norristown, Pennsylvania

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