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Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Burning Hearts'

Burning Hearts false sunflower

Native to North America (selections)


A selection with purple stems and foliage and flowers that are yellow with a red eye.  Thrives with minimal care in full sun in rich or poor soils, from sand to clay.  Deer and rabbit resistant with high salt tolerance.  Butterflies and pollinators flock to the flowers. 


Height:

3-4 ft

Spread:

18-24 in

Spacing:

12-24 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Red, Red Orange, Yellow Orange

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Burning Hearts' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Dried Flower
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil
  • Rock Garden
  • Long Blooming
  • Interesting Foliage

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Purple

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Salt Tolerance

  • High

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry


Substitutions for Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Burning Hearts'

Helena Red Shades common sneezeweed Helena Red Shades common sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale 'Helena Red Shades')
Ox-eye sunflower Ox-eye sunflower (Heliopsis helianthiodes 'Summer Nights')