Heliopsis, False Sunflower
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. Heliopsis is the scientific name for the False Sunflower.
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 five years.