Heliopsis helianthoides Summer Nights

Summer Nights False Sunflower

  • Orange-yellow flowers with mahogany centers
  • Deep green foliage with red veining
  • Thrives in full sun
  • Attracts bees, butterflies, and birds
  • Buds from June through September
This native is a natural show off in the garden with an irrepressible urge to bloom and something that appeals to humans and colorful landscape critters. Deep green foliage exhibits distinct red veining while deep red stems rise above the foliage with a continuous stream of buds that open from June through September to bright, orange-yellow single daisy flowers with mahogany centers. 'Summer Nights' loves full sun and is stunning grouped in the back of a perennial bed. Its flowers provide nectar for many native bees and butterflies while its seed feed a number of colorful birds in the winter while dried stems provide great nesting material.
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