Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra ‘Burning Hearts’

(Burning Hearts False Sunflower)


$9.99


Hardiness Zones:

 3a  3b  4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

‘Burning Hearts’ features dark purple leaves and stems with contrasting sunflower-like flowers with yellow ray petals and red-orange centers. The flowers are highly attractive to birds, butterflies, and other insect pollinators. Mature plants will reach up to 4′ tall with a spread of 18″.

Description

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates drought, but does better if regularly watered. Tolerates wide range of soils, including poor, dry, and clayey. Tolerates some light shade, but plants grown in too much shade tend to require support. Remove spent flowers to extend the blooming season.

Additional information

Common Name

Burning Hearts False Sunflower

Botanical Name

Heliopsis helianthoides var scabra 'Burning Hearts'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

3 – 4 ft.

Width

12 to 18"

Soil Condition

Well-drained to dry

Water Needs

Average to low

Blooming Period

Mid summer into fall

Flower Color

yellow and orange

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

Dark Purple

Deer Resistant

Yes

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