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Ox eye daisy 'Burning Hearts(Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Burning Hearts

Ox eye daisy 'Burning Hearts(Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Burning Hearts

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates drought, but does better if regularly watered. Tolerates wide range of soils, including poor, dry, and clayey. Tolerates some light shade, but plants grown in too much shade tend to require support. Remove spent flowers to extend the blooming season.

 

Heliopsis helianthoides, commonly called oxeye sunflower or ox-eye daisy, is an upright, clump-forming, nearly glabrous, sunflower-like, short-lived perennial that is native to eastern and central North America. It typically grows to 3-4' tall and features daisy-like flowers (2-3” diameter) with yellow-orange rays surrounding brownish-yellow center cones. Flowers bloom throughout summer atop stiff stems clad with ovate, toothed leaves (to 6" long). The blooms are attractive to butterflies and other insect pollinators. Small seeds are attractive to birds.

Zone: 3 to 9

Height: 3.00 to 4.00 feet

Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet

Bloom Time: July to September

Bloom Description: Orange and yellow bicolor

Sun: Full sun

Water: Dry to medium

Maintenance: Low

Flower: Showy, Good Cut

Leaf: Colorful

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies

Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil

$6.00Price

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