- Partial Shade to Full Sun (3+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 18 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 16 - 20 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
Punto Rosso False Sunflower (Heliopsis heli. 'Punto Russo') is a native perennial guaranteed to add a bright pop of color to your perennial garden.This plant features bright yellow long lasting flowers from June until October. Punto Russo reaches a height of 18-24 inches tall and spreads 16-20 inches wide.
Punto Russo is beneficial for the whole ecosystem as it provides a great deal of food for bees, butterflies, and birds in your garden. This plant is deer and drought resistant and very cold tolerant. Punto Rosso False Sunflower is low maintenance and hardy in USDA zones 4-9. It fits in perfectly in a meadow, wildlife garden, perennial bed, and container garden.
Punto Rosso False Sunflower Care
Punto Rosso False Sunflower thrives and blooms best in full sun. Still, it is highly adaptable to different sunlight conditions and can grow in partial sun and partial shade. Punto Rosso False Sunflower prefers to receive at least 6 hours of sun daily.
This False Sunflower prefers moist, well-draining soil with a neutral pH. However, it’s highly adaptable to different soil conditions. Although this plant is drought tolerant, it performs best with regular watering. Avoid over-fertilizing, which may encourage more foliage and fewer blooms. Apply a thin layer of compost on the surrounding soil early in the spring.
Pruning can be beneficial to these plants and to your visual display. Pinching off the spent blooms will encourage branching and more flowers to appear. Divide the plant every few years to rejuvenate the roots.
Punto Rosso False Sunflower Spacing
Provide adequate air circulation between plants by spacing them out in natural drifts. Space Punto Rosso False Sunflower plants about 20 inches apart for best results.
Punto Rosso False Sunflower Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
|Plant Type: Perennial
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (3+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 18 - 24 Inches
|Mature Spread: 16 - 20 Inches
|Spacing: 16 - 20 Inches
|Flower Color(s): Orange, Yellow
|Flower Description: Orange-Yellow
|Bloom Period: June Through October
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Foliage Description: N/A
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
|Resists: Deer, Disease, Pests & Insects
|Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
|Container Role: Filler
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Native to North America, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer
|Brand: American Beauties Native Plants
|Common Name: Punto Rosso False Sunflower
|Other Name(s): Punto Russo
|Scientific Name: Heliopsis heli. 'Punto Russo'
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.