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Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights' (Smooth oxeye)

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights'

Smooth oxeye

Deep golden yellow flowers with deep mahogony centers top dark red stems and red-tinged foliage. Simply stunning! A North Creek introduction.

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Height

3-4 Feet

Spread

2-3 Feet

Bloom Color

Golden Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Smooth oxeye Interesting Notes

Notable for its outstanding color and long bloom time. Oxeye daisy seed is a prime source of food for songbirds in winter.

The genus name is from the Greek helios, meaning sun, and opsis, meaning resembling.

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun, but may tolerate drought. Propagate by seed, cuttings or division every 2-3 years. Deadhead to extend the blooming season. Low maintenance. Best utilized in the back of a border garden to accent lower growing, brightly colored perennials, as well as wildflower and cutting gardens.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Summer
Summer
Moist
Moist
Average
Average
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Seed cultivar
Attributes
Native to North America
Moist Sun
Meadow