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Heliopsis 'Venus'

Ox eye

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by J S Sira, copyright GAP Photos (60058)

Plant details

Ox eyes are an attractive group of plants that have been sadly neglected in recent years. Their bright yellow, daisy-like flowers were out of place in trendy pastel borders, but that now looks set to change with hot colours coming back into vogue. Heliopsis  'Venus' produces pale yellow flowers.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Heliopsis

Cultivar: Venus

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 120cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: February to March

Flowering period: July to September


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