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Heliopsis helianthoides

Heliopsis helianthoides

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.85m

Max

65cm

90cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Heliopsis helianthoides Overview

This species is a North American perennial. It is rather hardy and loves the sun. The flowers are semi-double or double yellow blooms, and they will open in profusion in midsummer and will bloom right into the autumn. Great at the back of the border or at the centre of an island bed, this member of the sunflower family makes an excellent cut flower or may be used in dried arrangements. This perennial looks particularly good companion planted with pink or red daylilies. Ox-eye does well in dry soils. Some recommended cultivars are 'Light of Loddon', Golden Plume' and 'Goldspritz' and 'Karat'.

Common problems with Heliopsis helianthoides

How to propagate Heliopsis helianthoides

Division

Seed or division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Special features of Heliopsis helianthoides

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Other uses of Heliopsis helianthoides

Semi-aquatic border, dried arrangements, cutting bed