- USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9
- Height 20-24 Inches Tall
- Spread 20-24 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
This compact perennial produces 2 inch wide yellow sunflowers with golden orange button centers on strong stems that are perfect for bouquets. They bloom from late summer to fall. Their serrated oval leaves remain green throughout the growing season.
Tuscan Sun False Sunflowers are perfect for border gardens, cut flower gardens, mass plantings and as a focal point in your garden. They can also be grown as a container plant. Add compost or fertilizer as directed when Tuscan Sun False Sunflowers is grown as a container garden plant. This low maintenance plant is native to North America and beneficial to pollinators. Bees, butterflies and birds are attracted to its pretty flowers. Heliopsis helianthoides 'Tuscan Sun' will reach between 24 and 36 inches in height with a 20 to 24-inch spread at maturity.
Tuscan Sun False Sunflower Care
Plant Tuscan Sun False Sunflowers in full sun conditions in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 9. The foliage on this fast-growing perennial is dense to the ground. It’s highly tolerant of urban pollution, drought tolerant and resistant to powdery mildew. This perennial typically lives for approximately 10 years.
Tuscan Sun False Sunflower Spacing
Don’t cut the stems back until early spring so overwintering birds can feed on the seeds. Space individual plants approximately 20 to 24 inches apart.
Tuscan Sun False Sunflower Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9|
|Flower Color(s): Yellow|
|Bloom Period: Summer to Fall|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 20-24 Inches|
|Spread: 20-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 20-24 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Features: Heat Tolerant; Long Blooming|
|Scientific Name: Tuscan Sun' Heliopsis helianthoides USPP 18,763|
|Common Name: Tuscan Sun False Sunflower|
|Other Name(s): Smooth Ox Eye; Rough Ox Eye|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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 Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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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.