Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
12-18 in. H X 12-15 in. W
Bright yellow, daisy-like; about 2 inches across; mostly solitary; long leafless stalks.
Bloom Time Notes:
Late spring to early summer
Evergreen; elliptical with a long petiole; usually has a pair of small side lobes, hence the name "mouse-ear".
Attracts pollinators for nectar/pollen, birds for seeds.
Woodlands; thickets; along roadsides.
Seed and by division of roots
Sun or Shade:
Mouse-ear coreopsis (Coreopsis auriculata) grows best in partial shade to full sun; well-drained soil; will form a colony over time via underground stolons. Evergreen foliage can be used as ground cover; showy flowers.
Other Common Names: Eared Coreopsis, Mouse-Ear Tickseed, Lobed Tickseed