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Ox-Eye Perennial Sunflower Drought Tolerant Hummingbirds Non-GMO 100 Seeds



Sunflower, Ox-Eye (Heliopsis helianthoides)

Heliopsis helianthoides, commonly called oxeye sunflower or ox-eye daisy, is an upright, clump-forming, nearly glabrous, sunflower-like, short-lived perennial that is native to eastern and central North America.

Ox-Eye Sunflower, also known as False Sunflower, is native to the central and northeastern U.S. and is found in moist to dry, open woodlands, prairies and fields.

It is highly adaptable and easy to grow. 

Plants grow up to 4 feet tall and are lovely in the back of the border.

The long-blooming, yellow flowers are excellent for cutting.

Plants attract predatory or parasitoid insects that prey upon pest insects.

Also recommended for prairie, pollinator and wildlife plantings.

Blooms from summer to early fall and does best when provided with regular moisture.

SCIENTIFIC NAME : Heliopsis helianthoides

COLOR(S) : Yellow

SEED TYPE  : Perennial

SUN: Full Sun, Partial Shade

MOISTURE: Dry, Moderate, Moist

HEIGHT (IN.)          : 24-48

BLOOM PERIOD: Fall, Summer


Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Dry

Soil Description: Sandy soils.

Conditions Comments: An undemanding plant which provides excellent, mid-summer color. Eastern plants belong to var. helianthoides; those in the West are var. scabra.


Attracts: Hummingbirds

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.


Description: Easily propagated by seed in fall or early spring. Large clumps of ox-eye can be divided, but it is difficult.

Sunflower OX-EYE Perennial Drought Tolerant Summer Blooms USA Non-GMO 100 Seeds

SKU: 1805
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