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HELIOPSIS - helianthoides Summer Sun / False Sunflower

    HELIOPSIS - helianthoides Summer Sun / False Sunflower


    Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun' is a delightful, low-maintenance perennial that is sure to brighten up any garden with its sunny yellow daisy-like blooms. This plant is a cultivar of the native species Heliopsis helianthoides, also known as smooth oxeye or false sunflower. It is prized by gardeners for its long blooming period and easy care.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 60-90 cm (24-36 in)
    • Spread: 45-60 cm (18-24 in)
    • Flower color: Bright yellow
    • Flowering period: Summer to fall
    • Foliage: Dark green, toothed leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, loamy soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 3

    Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun' is perfect for adding a pop of color to mixed borders, cottage gardens, and naturalized areas. It also makes a great cut flower for bouquets.

    This plant is easy to grow and requires little maintenance once established. It is also drought-tolerant and attracts butterflies and other pollinators to the garden.

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    Care Instructions:
    Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun' prefers full sun but can tolerate partial shade. It requires well-draining soil and should be watered deeply once a week during periods of drought. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage a longer blooming period. This plant is relatively pest and disease-free.

    Final Thoughts:
    Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun' is a reliable and beautiful addition to any garden. Its cheerful yellow blooms are sure to brighten up any space, and its low maintenance nature makes it perfect for beginner gardeners.