Heliopsis 'Venus'

Heliopsis 'Venus'

False sunflower

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Heliopsis 'Venus'
  • Common name: False sunflower
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 1.2m

Spread: 60cm

Flower colour:
  • Yellow
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Heliopsis 'Venus' is a robust perennial, bearing deep green leaves from which masses of pale yellow, sunflower-like blooms appear in late summer to autumn.It's ideal for growing at the back of the border, and makes an excellent cut flower.

For best results grow Heliopsis 'Venus' in well-drained soil in full sun. Reinvigorate congested colonies by dividing them in February or March.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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