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Heliopsis helianthoides

Common Name(s):
Heliopsis, Oxeye Sunflower , Ox-eye
Cultivar(s):
Light of Loddon, Summer Sun, Heliopsis helianthoides 'Sunstruck'
Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Heliopsis resembles sunflower, but flowers in midsummer on a much branched, shorter plant. Good cultivars include 'Light of Loddon' and 'Summer Sun.'

Season:
Summer to fall
Height:
2-5 ft.
Flower Color:
yellow, orange
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9
Foliage:
Short arrowhead-shaped leaves attached in pairs on a smooth stem
Flower:
3 in. yellow flower with 10 or more petals, 1.5 in. long
Site:
Woodlands, thickets, meadows
Propagation:
division, seed
Exposure:
full sun
Soil:
well drained
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
North America
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
sun, summer, fall, yellow, wildflower, perennial, orange, pollinators, butterflies

NCCES plant id: 723

Heliopsis helianthoides Heliopsis helianthoides
Joshua Mayer, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Heliopsis helianthoides flowers and foliage Heliopsis helianthoides flowers and foliage
Fritz Flohr Reynolds, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Heliopsis helianthoides bloom and leaves Heliopsis helianthoides blooms and leaves
Fritz Flohr Reynolds, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Heliopsis helianthoides bloom Heliopsis helianthoides bloom
bwinesett, CC BY-ND-2.0
Heliopsis helianthoides 'Sunstruck' Heliopsis helianthoides 'Sunstruck'
KM, CC BY - 2.0