Scientific Name : Heliopsis helianthoides
Common Name : Ox-eye
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Excellent season-long flowering will give more color in the garden.
Idea & Tips : Prefers sunny locations and well-drained soils.
- Semi-double flowers on free-branching plants make a striking season extender.
- Compact habit lets growers ship more plants per rack.
- Intense yellow flowers and variegated foliage command attention.
- Long-flowering plants light up Spring and Summer gardens.
Protection Information : PP26,608
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
1,000 ppm IBA
50-75 ppm N when roots become visible
Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Beneficial; aids in bulking.
Long day obligate
Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
Pythium and Rhizoctonia can result from overwatering. Thrips, White fly, Aphids
Unrooted: 14-16 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
Unrooted: 16-19 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
June to August
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