Heliopsis helianthoides (Double Form)

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Plant Information:

Botanical Name:  Heliopsis helianthoides (Double Form)

Common Name: Double False Sunflower



Type: Perennial

Size: 36"h x 30"w

Exposure: Sun

Zones: Zone 4-10

Butterflies: No

Hummingbirds: No

Container Size: Large Pot Band

Sometimes called Smooth Oxeye, False Sunflower is an extremely durable perennial that is native to Oklahoma and surrounding states. It tolerates several types of soil and a good amount of drought. A friend gave us this attractive double form several years ago and we absolutely love it. We do not have a cultivar name but we believe it is an older selection. From June through August it puts forth big showy golden-yellow Dahlia-like blooms. Double forms of flowers do not attract as many butterflies as their single forms but they do bring in some.