- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
This oxeye cultivar is a compact, clump-forming, upright perennial which typically grows 2-3' tall. Features semi-double, orange-yellow, daisy-like flowers (2-3\ diameter) with brown center disks atop stiff stems that seldom need staking. Noted for its lengthy summer to early fall bloom. Glossy, deep green foliage. Heliopsis is both similar in appearance to and closely related to Helianthus, the true sunflowers. Good fresh cut flower."
- Full sun
- Dry to medium
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 ones. Tolerates some light shade, but plants grown in too much shade tend to require support. Remove spent flowers to extend the blooming season.
Size and growth:
- 2.0 to 3.0 feet
- 1.5 to 2.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- July - September
- Yellow rays with brown center disks
Showy flowers, Yellow, and Butterflies
Provides long summer bloom for the perennial border or cutting garden.
No serious insect or disease problems. Some susceptibility to aphids.