History/general species info: Lance-leaved coreopsis is the most common coreopsis.
Characteristics: Perennial. Clumping. Erect. Can form extensive colonies. Yellow daisy like flowers. Drought tolerant but flowers more with moisture. Self-sows readily and can become weedy. Showy flowers, perfect for flower arranging.
Planting / Care: Grows in sand, loam and caliche. Fragrant. Deer resistant. Not salt tolerant. Low water requirement after established. Normally takes two years to become established. Does excellent in raised flowerbeds. Frequent deadheading keeps it blooming all summer.