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Heliopsis

Botanical Name
Heliopsis helianthoides
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
3 to 6 feet
Width
2 to 4 feet
Flowers
Midsummer to fall: yellow, yellow-orange
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Plants may need support in shade or overly rich soils
  • Heliopsis is drought tolerant, but performs best when given supplemental water
Problems
None serious, aphids may be a problem
Varieties
  • Prairie Sunset - yellow-maroon flowers, purple stems, foliage has purple veins
  • Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Sommersonne' - yellow flowers, 2-3' tall
  • Tuscan Sun - yellow-orange flowers, dwarf 12-18" tall

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