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Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Bleeding Hearts'


Heliopsis 'Bleeding Hearts' offers a dramatic colour break emerging in shades of fiery red and orange red aging to bronzey red atop black stems and purple-flushed foliage.

Heliopsis helianthoices var. scabra 'Bleeding Hearts' offers a dramatic colour break for the false sunflowers with daisy-like blooms emerging in shades of fiery red and orange red aging to bronzey red atop black stems that reach nearly four feet tall. Deep purple-green foliage is highly ornamental on its own and provides the perfect backdrop for the fiery summer blooms. Great for bees and butterflies.

Common Name: False Sunflower

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Moist

Stem Colour: Black

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Tallgrass prairies and savannas, prairie remnants, woodland edges, open or rocky woods, and along old roads and railroads up to 2134 metres.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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