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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

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