Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

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Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

This native wildflower grows from 3 to 5 feet typically. It prefers loamy soils but does well in most mesic to dry conditions.

It is found in both woodland edge and prairie / meadow communities.

Bright yellow flowers, usually 2 1/2 inches across, attract numerous pollinators.

Spreads by seed and rhizomatously.

Used by fall migrating song birds as a food source. In most of the United States and Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains.

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Flower Color: Yellow

Height: 2 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Fine, Medium or Coarse Textured Soils

Bloom Time: June to September

Plant Type: Perennial

Stratification: CM 30 Days

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies