Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun'

False Sunflower

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • 2-3" semi-double bright gold flowers
  • Blooms all summer long
  • Strong stems make it a great cut flower
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grow in either full sun or part shade, but it performs much better in full sun. Does best in average soil.  Deadhead spent flowers to extend flower time.  Divide every 2-3 years.

Height: 36-48 in
Spacing: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $10.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Gold
Zone: 3-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $40~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Mass Planting
  • Fast Growing
  • Border or Bed


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun' looks great with: