Coreopsis basalis, which has a common name of Golden Wave Tickseed, is a 1' to 2' tall plant with yellow and maroon bicolor petals. It is a native annual that requires full sun sites and prefers dry to medium soil moisture. The plant is drought tolerant and deer resistant. Coreopsis basalis attracts bees and butterflies and is an ideal low growing plant fro butterfly and polinator gardens. It is a good showy native garden plant and if allowed to self-seed it will produce flowers the following year. It is a good cut flower plant.