- any composite plant of the genus Coreopsis, including familiar garden species having yellow, brownish, or yellow-and-red ray flowers.
Origin of coreopsis
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Historical Examples of coreopsis
Coreopsis is pooty, too; that's down the other side of the corn.Hildegarde's Holiday
Laura E. Richards
It is a relative of Coreopsis and should also be cultivated in home gardens.Flowers of Mountain and Plain
Edith S. Clements
She was snipping Coreopsis for the dinner table, but she did it absently, and Jerome noted the heaviness of her eyes.Different Girls
Calliopsis (Coreopsis), yellow with red or brown center; two feet; mid-July, until killed by frost.
Every one knows the Coreopsis, which, by continual cutting, will give abundant bloom for three months.
- any plant of the genus Coreopsis, of America and tropical Africa, cultivated for their yellow, brown, or yellow-and-red daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)Also called: calliopsis Compare caryopsis