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Smooth Oxeye

Heliopsis helianthoides

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Description:

Adaptable perennial of dry open sites. Showy golden flowers in summer. From 3 to 4 feet tall. Likes sandy soil. Needs full sun and can tolerate moist to dry conditions.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Oxeye Sunflower, False Sunflower
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Hummingbirds
Bloom Time:June to September
Fruit Timing:Fall
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Dry
Soil pH:Neutral, Slightly Alkaline, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Dry

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