Ox-eye Sunflower (Heliopsis Helianthoides)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

Golden yellow daisylike flowers bloom for many weeks in summer. The flowers attract butterflies. Song birds enjoy the seed. Good cut flower.
Native Environment: Prairie
Culture: Grow in sun or light shade in dry to moist soil. Pinch plants back to keep them shorter and bushier.
Use: Use in the perennial border, native garden, cut flower garden, bird garden, wildflower meadow or prairie.
Height: 36 to 60 inches
Spread: 36 to 48 inches
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: Deep Yellow
Bloom Time: June to August
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Moderate
Wildlife Benefit: Food for Birds/Butterfly Nectar
Animal Resistance: Deer Resistant
Nature Attracting: Butterfly/Songbird
Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil