1 GallonHeliopsis helianthoides ‘Summer Sun’
Heliopsis ‘Summer Sun’ False Sunflower
Common Name: False Sunflower, Sunflower Heliopsis
A beautiful, carefree perennial. ‘Summer Sun’ puts on a show of semi-double, 2-3″ wide, bright gold flowers all summer long. Their strong stems make them great for cutting. This variety of heliopsis is very heat tolerant, making it the best cultivar for southern zones.
Heliopsis is an excellent tall perennial for the back of the flower border. It has a bushy, well-branched form and glossy, deep green, triangular leaves. It’s a real workhorse in the garden!
Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)
Average Water Needs
Average Soil Quality
Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0) Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0) Bloomtime: Midsummer Late Summer Attracts Wings: Attracts Butterflies Bee Friendly Growth Rate: Medium Garden Style: Cottage Eclectic Prairie Other Features: Border Plant Cut Flower Cut Foliage Mass Planting Origin: Native to North America