Heliopsis 'Sweet Sunshine'

Heliopsis ‘Sweet Sunshine’

False sunflower

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Heliopsis 'Sweet Sunshine'
  • Common name: False sunflower
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Heliopsis ‘Sweet Sunshine’ has dark green foliage, from which tall stems of large, golden yellow, double flowers appear from mid- to late-summer. It’s perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, and makes an excellent cut flower.

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For best results grow Heliopsis ‘Sweet Sunshine’ in well-drained soil in full sun. Reinvigorate congested colonies by dividing them in February or March.

How to grow Heliopsis 'Sweet Sunshine'

  • Plant size

    1.2m height

    80cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Heliopsis 'Sweet Sunshine' and wildlife

Heliopsis 'Sweet Sunshine' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Heliopsis 'Sweet Sunshine' poisonous?

Heliopsis 'Sweet Sunshine' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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