Ox-eye Sunflower (Heliopsis Helianthoides)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $6.00

Golden yellow daisy-like flowers bloom for many weeks in summer. The flowers attract butterflies. Song birds enjoy the seed. Good cut flower. Grow in sun or light shade in dry to moist soil. Pinch plants back to keep them shorter and bushier.
Use in the perennial border, native garden, cut flower garden, bird garden, wildflower meadow or prairie.


Native Environment: Savannah, Woodland, Prairie
Zone: 3 - 9
USDA Map: HEHE5
Height: 36 to 60 inches
Spread: 36 to 48 inches
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: Deep Yellow
Bloom Time: June to August
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Water Use: Low
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy soils
Wildlife Benefit: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Animal Resistance: Deer Resistant
Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil

Supports Conservation Biological Control: A plant that attracts predatory or parasitoid insects that prey upon pest insects.