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botanical name:
Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Asahi'
Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Asahi' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  False Sunflower, Ox-eye, Woodland Sunflower
synonyms:  Heliopsis helianthoides 'Asahi'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: golden
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Clump-forming perennial with dark green leaves and smallish, fully double, golden-yellow flowers on long stalks over a long period from midsummer to early autumn.

cultivation:
Well drained reasonably fertile soil in full sun. Divide clumps every 2 or 3 years.
Deadhead spent flowers regularly.

propagation:
By division or basal cuttings in spring.

usage:
Borders, good cut flower

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