Heliopsis scabra Summer Sun

Rough Heliopsis, False Sunflower

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 24-36" (Plant 24 "apart)
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Summer Sun produces a seemingly never ending supply of yellow, semi-double daisy flowers with deep orange-yellow center disks. Excellent tall selection for the back of the border. Very attractive to nectar seekers. Perfect for cutting, your vases will overflow with this cheery perennial.

Features to Note:

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Yellow Flowering Perennials
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

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 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.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: HESS