Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Bleeding Hearts'

Oxeye Daisy

Photo Credit: Jelitto Staudensamen GmbH

Photo Credit: Jelitto Staudensamen GmbH


Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Bleeding Hearts'

Oxeye Daisy

This distinguished selection boasts salsa red flowers that transition through shades of orange and bronze above the clump of deep purple-tinged foliage; the first-ever Heliopsis that isn't yellow. Though short-lived, this nativar will reseed. Easy to grow and thrives in heavy, moist soils including alkaline clay. Introduced by: Jelitto

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Height: 3-4
  • Spread: 16-20
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades, Purple Shades
  • Flower Color: Orange Shades, Red Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Deer resistant: No
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Height: 3-4
  • Spread: 16-20
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades, Purple Shades
  • Flower Color: Orange Shades, Red Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Deer resistant: No
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes