Heliopsis, False Sunflower
The False Sunflower is a beautiful and cheerful addition to any garden. The False Sunflower is compact and blooms sooner than the "normal" sunflower so you can enjoy the bright blooms much longer. The False Sunflower is perfect to use for cut flowers and the brilliant semi double, single, or fully double flowers bloom for many weeks. The taller varieties may require staking but otherwise they are a pretty easy flower to grow. The False Sunflower is a perennial and the flowers are a rich gold and chartreuse color. It's a low maintenance plant that will bring you pleasure for many years. It's best to divide the plants every couple of years for the best 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 partial 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 normally 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 seedings are easily removed by hoeing. Plants grown in rich soil may need to be divided every three years or so to increase vigor. Plants grown in less fertile soil probably won’t need division until they’ve been in the ground 5 years.