False or Early Sunflower

Botanical Name: Heliopsis helianthoides

Height: about 1 m

Season of bloom: Late July into September

Growing Conditions: Light shade or part shade. Adaptable and easy.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Ye-e-s. Original seed collected in a remotish part of the Pontiac, but the plant might have been a cottage garden escapee.

Remarks:

Similar species: Tall Sunflower.

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