Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Luna Roja' has daisy-like flowers in bright yellow-orange to fire-engine red and dark green foliage.
Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Luna Roja' is a false sunflower that commands attention in the garden with its intense, bright yellow-orange to fire-engine red, daisy-like blooms that contrast well against its dark green foliage burgundy flushed foliage. Highly floriferous, compact and easy to care for. Non-stop flowering will keep the bees and butterflies busy all summer long. Grows 18 inches high and wide. Happy in well drained, average soil. Use in front of the sunny border, in the pollinator garden and as cut flowers.
Common Name: False Sunflower
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Tallgrass prairies and savannas, prairie remnants, woodland edges, open or rocky woods, and along old roads and railroads up to 2134 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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