Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

False (Ox-Eye) Sunflower

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Heliopsis helianthoides

Flower Description:

The yellow flower with brown center is also called an Ox-eye Daisy. It has a daisy form, flat with yellow-orange rays and a brownish center.

FamilyAster
Season BloomSummer
HabitatEasily grown in average, dry-medium soil in full sun. Will grow in part shade, but may become leggy. Plants can be cut back in May to reduce over-all plant height.
CyclePerennial
Height3-6'
Leaf DescriptionUpright and clump forming, the stiff stems have 6 inch leaves which are ovate with serrated margins.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland