Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra ‘Burning Hearts’ seeds -(False Sunflower)

$4.80

Burning Hearts has dark purple stems and leaves and an abundance of giant daisy-like golden flowers with red centres. It blooms from mid summer to autumn and because of its purple coloured foliage it can be used as an ornamental foliage plant as well.

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Description

This new and attractive plant cultivar flowers the first year from seed. It flowers in mid to late summer when there is not much else around, and has large golden and red daisy like flowers on black stems above a large bushy plant with purple leaves. It is cold hardy and is attractive to butterflies and bees. It likes full sun.

Sowing advice

Sow the seeds in pots or trays in good seed raising mix. Cover the seeds thinly. Keep the seeds moist and at about 20 deg C. They germinate quite rapidly. Once germinated , keep them in cooler conditions.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

False Sunflower

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

120 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20