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Coreopsis lanceolata 'Sterntaler'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Coreopsis (kor-ee-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: lanceolata (lan-see-oh-LAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sterntaler

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.


12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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


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

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive weedsfree On Sep 14, 2010, weedsfree from Magna, UT (Zone 7a) wrote:

Mine does just fine in xeric conditions and in heavy clay. It does prefer full sun or else it won't grow so much and produce flowers as well. Germination not very high, despite that, if you do not deadhead, you probably will find a few seedlings next year.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 21, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

COREOPSIS lanceolata Sternaler - Short 16" - plant 16" apart. Zone 5-9. Long flowering variety. The frilly center is surrounded by a leather-brown ring, then back to a double row of yellow petals.

Plant Care:
Of the easiest care, providing a wealth of cut flowers. Heat tolerant.

Blooms: Late Spring, Early summer to Fall

Flower Color: Yellow

Sun-Shade: Full Sun

Accent Color: Yellow

Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy

Plant Height: Short

Zones: z5,z6,z7,z8,z9


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

Lakehead, California
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Cordele, Georgia
Derby, Kansas
Harwich, Massachusetts
Hopkins, Minnesota
Haddonfield, New Jersey
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Croton On Hudson, New York
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon
Magna, Utah

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