Loraine Sunshine Oxeye Sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Loraine Sunshine'

Fun and fanciful variegated foliage on a hardy, carefree perennial. Crisp white leaves with terrific dark green veining will enliven the garden even before the bright flowers appear. Tolerates poor soil conditions. Compact, clumping growth makes a perfect border accent or massed for a bold effect. From Rozanne and Friends™.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationhee-lee-OP-sis
Average Size at MaturityReaches 24-30 in. tall and 18-24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeYellow daisy-like flowers summer to fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide average, evenly moist well drained soil. Snip faded flowers and shear foliage periodically to neaten and promote repeat bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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