Heliopsis Bleeding Hearts Oxeye Sunflower
Get ready for your heart to be set on fire for Bleeding Hearts Oxeye Sunflower, Heliopsis. This beauty brings vibrant red-orange flowers to the summer garden. The spicy scented flowers emerge scarlet red and develop to bright orange-red in full bloom. As the flowers age more bronze and red tones appear. In spring the foliage emerges deep mahogany-purple on eggplant black stems. Its parent is the Missouri native Oxeye Sunflower that grows naturally in tall grass prairies and along the woods edges. Its native heritage brings great drought resistant. Don’t be surprised when you see butterflies, bees, and other important pollinators enjoying its abundant blooms. It makes a delightful cut flower. Deer resistant. Long lived perennial.
Plant in full sun to light shade. Although tolerant of drought for best blooming water during dry spells. You will get more flowers if you keep it well watered when budding up and blooming.
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