Lance-leaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata) is known for its beauty and commonly planted in prairies and meadows and along roadsides. Lance-leaf Coreopsis boasts butter yellow flowers.
When It Blooms: April to June.
Where You’ll Find It: It’s found statewide, especially in areas with well drained soil. They prefer sun but can survive in the shade.
Did You Know? Mississippi designated Coreopsis its state flower in 1992, but it’s actually a group of 35 flowers, including Lance-leaf Coreopsis.
- Lance-leaf Coreopsis: technical note by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.