Heliopsis helianthoides var scabra Burning Hearts

Available late May

Heliopsis 'Burning Hearts'

False Sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Burning Hearts' is a beautiful, vibrant cultivar, sure to attract attention.The dynamic yellow-orange flowers have deeper coloured centers and are offset by its deep purple foliage. It is an excellent addition to a mixed border, where its many flowers will be a pollinator magnet. 

  • Height: 91-121 cm (3-4 ft)
  • Spread: 40-45 cm (16-18 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 3-9
  • Sun or Shade: minimum four hours of direct sun
  • Bloom Time: mid summer to fall
  • Leaf Colour: green
  • Bloom Colour: yellow and orange bicolour
  • Nature Attraction: birds and butterflies

Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Burning Hearts' is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. It is drought tolerant but does better if regularly watered. It tolerates a wide range of soils, including poor ones. It will grow in light shade, but plants grown in too much shade will be floppy and will not blooms a sprofusely. Remove spent flowers to extend the blooming season. If desired, pinch back in May to  encourage more bloom and a shorter height.