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False Sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides scabra 'Bleeding Hearts'

Striking black stems with dark purple leaves hold beautiful flowers that are fire red at first, then orange-red and turn to bronze colored.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid to late summer

Mature Height:

40-48 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 55-65°F in high light/long day conditions. Water moderately, and allow to dry some between waterings. Once actively growing, fertilize accordingly. Pinch to increase branching. Plants generally finish in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown just at the soil surface with roots spread downward in the pot. Once planted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.