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False Sunflower

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$14.99
Usage
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds,
Usage
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds,
Ships
Year Round
Bloom Season
Summer,
Bloom Color
Yellow,
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,

Reviews (1)

  • 4
    Good plants

    Posted by Yani Shoaf on 6th May 2016

    Plants came with about 25% breakage and shriveling but the hardy little rascals recovered and grew (after transplant) at an amazing rate, doubling in size every week.

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

False Sunflower perennial flower appears throughout the summer.

False Sunflower – Heliopsis Helianthoides. False sunflower is a perennial flower native the eastern and Midwest United States. This plant enjoys locations such as grassy meadows, open woodlands, borders, and banks of streams. False sunflowers reach three to six feet tall with three inch wide flowers. The flowers are a lovely golden yellow, very similar to true sunflowers.

The stems are light to reddish green with some hair along the length. Along the stem, there are pairs of opposite growing leaves. The leaves are five inches long and 3 inches wide, typically ovate, and dark green. On each leaf, two lateral veins run, helping you distinguish them. Confusing these with real sunflowers is easy. However, these are compact and bloom earlier. Each flower has eight to 20 petals. The flowers bloom over the course of several weeks, making them an ideal cut flower. False sunflowers range from yellow to deep, golden yellow.

False sunflowers are drought tolerant and easily adapt to different situations.

The plants can survive in moist soil and a variety of soil types. Gardeners enjoy growing how easy they are to grow. Pick a location in the garden bed that receives full sun to light shade for optimal growth. False Sunflower desires full sun. False Sunflower will look lovely in a garden. False Sunflower will do great in well-drained soils and loves full sunlight and can grow in partially shaded areas.

The False Sunflower tolerates deer and drought.

It can also grow in dry soil; Though it prefers moist soil. This plant attracts birds and butterflies. It usually has red or yellow blooms. False Sunflower grows best in full sun. These plants will bloom the first year from seed. They need a good, well-drained garden soil and require extra water during periods of drought. Plants are moderate self-seeders, and unwanted seedlings are easily removed by hoeing. Plants grown in the fertile ground may need to be divided every three years or so to increase vigor. Plants were grown in less fertile soil probably won’t need division until they’ve been in the ground for five years.

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