Heliopsis helianthoides is similar to Helianthus, the true sunflower. It is an easy to grow plant that flourishes in moist to dry, open woodlands, prairies, and fields. It tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, including poor soil but does best in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. 'Burning Hearts' has contrasting purple leaves & stems. Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost or direct sow after danger of frost has passed.
Heliopsis helianthoides v. scabra, 'Burning Hearts' False Sunflower
Height: 3'-4'. Spread: 1.5'-2'. Yellow margins with red eye; typical daisy flower form. Blooms mid- late summer into early fall. Full sun. Germination: No pre-treatment.