Heliopsis 'Bleeding Hearts' is a clump forming perennial with large 2-3" orange flowers.
This is seedling strain, therefor some variability in orange tone. The coarse green leaves with bronze hint, upright, bushy clumps.
Very adaptable perennial and flowering for the most of the season.
Heat, humidity, drought and deer tolerant plant.
Great cut flower.
Blooming Time: end of May/Early June to August/September
Size: up to 3-4' tall x 2' wide clumps
USDA Zones: 3 to 9
Culture: full sun, half shade, virtually any medium from clay to shallow, rocky soil
Moisture Needs: dry to moist (preferably average moisture, which will keep the plants from looking stressed)
Origin: A Jelitto seed selection. The wild form of H. helianthoides var. scabra is native to some states in the central and eastern USA (see the USDA distribution map).
Deer/Rabbit Resistant: yes / yes
Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators: yes / yes
Attracts Hummingbirds: no
Pot Size: square 3.5" x 4' deep perennials pot
Plant combinations: Excellent border plant, looks good as a single plant in smaller flower beds or in masses in bigger border. Due to its adaptability, it can be combined with typical border or more natural perennials like Asclepias tuberosa, Agastache, Chrysanthemum, Echinacea, Echinops, Eupatorium, Geranium 'Rozanne', Helenium, Liatris, Lupinus, Monarda, Penstemon digitalis, Perovskia, Phlox, Rudbeckia, Salvia nemorosa, Sedum telephium (Sedum x hybridum), Veronicastrum, Vernonia, and many many others
It's a very good companion to the most popular perennials in the USA - bearded Iris, Siberian iris and daylilies (Hemerocallis); it will also look good with taller or tall grasses like Andropogon gerardii, Panicum virgatum (switch grass), Schizachyrium scoparium, Sporobolus heterolepis, Pennisetum, or summer flowering shrubs like Hydrangea arborescens or Hydrangea paniculata.
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