Herb latin name: Coreopsis calliopsidea
Synonyms: Leptosyne calliopsidea
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Coreopsis calliopsidea:Dry open gravelly ground, 150 - 1000 metres in California.
Other uses of the herb:An orange to red/orange dye is obtained from the flowers and stems.
Propagation of Coreopsis calliopsidea:Seed - sow March in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. If you have sufficient seed then it can also be sown in situ outdoors.
Cultivation of the herb:Dry open gravelly ground, 150 - 1000 metres in California.
Medicinal use of Coreopsis calliopsidea:None known
Known hazards of Coreopsis calliopsidea:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.