Ox Eye Sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides

Ox Eye Sunflower produces a profusion of bright yellow flowers in early to mid-summer. Excellent for problem clay soils, it grows in any reasonably fertile soil and thrives in moist, heavy soils …

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SKU
34350-03 / 14350
Plants 3" Pots Sold Out
1-4 $7.99 ea.
5-10 $6.99 ea.
11-31 $5.99 ea.
32+ $4.99 ea.
Seeds 6,500 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $3.00
1/2 Oz $5.00
Oz $8.00
Lb $120.00
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium, Moist
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 3' - 6'
Bloom Color Yellow
Bloom Time June, July, Aug, Sep
Spacing 1'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer Resistant
Seeds per Oz 6500
Propagation Moist Stratification
Days to Moist Stratify 30 days
Direct Sowing Spring, Early Summer, Fall
<p>Ox Eye Sunflower produces a profusion of bright yellow flowers in early to mid-summer. Excellent for clay soils, it grows in any reasonably fertile soil and thrives in moist, heavy soils. A relative of the sunflowers, <em>Heliopsis helianthoides</em> does not spread by rhizomes, but it will self-sow readily, on open soil. Other common names include Smooth Oxeye, Smooth Sunflower and False Sunflower.</p>