Heliopsis helianthoides Asahi

False Sunflower

$13.95 ea. (3+ discount) $13.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: HEAH

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Asahi means morning sun in Japanese perfectly suited as the warm golden-yellow double blossoms are as welcome as the morning sun. On straight slender stems, these prolific, long-bloomers resemble marigolds; but provide the benefits of a perennial.

The golden yellows of Heliopsis blend well with Joe Pye Weed, purple Coneflowers, Salvia and the bright orange and yellows of Gaillardia.


Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 22-24"
Spacing: Plant 14-18" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Yellow
Accent: Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming

Heliopsis General Information

Heliopsis are long blooming and care free. Great in mass plantings. Simply covered in cheery blooms on sturdy, well-branched plants. Deadheading will prolong the display even longer.

Heliopsis Plant Care

No special care needed. Does not like to be dry for extended periods. Can be divided every 4 years or so in spring or fall. If height control is needed, can be cut back by one-half in late spring before flowering. Remove seed heads to avoid overabundance of volunteer plants.