Heliopsis hel. 'Summer Nights'

False Sunflower or Smooth oxeye

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Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Summer Nights’

  • Deep yellow flowers with mahogany centers reach 2" across
  • Blooms July-September
  • Tall reddish stately stems with green foliage brushed with red
  • Best in moist, well drained soils but may tolerate some drought

Height: 36-48 in
Spread: 24-36 in

Zone: 4-9
Color: Golden yellow, Mahogany red

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Naturalizing
  • can be planted under Black Walnut Trees
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Native Selection
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Mass Planting
  • RainGarden
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Red
  • Green


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained

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