Heliopsis helianthoides var. gracilis

smooth oxeye

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant  


Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-5 ft    Width: 1-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Informal wildflower gardens.
Propagation: Seed
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral


wildlife plant  
Attracts bees and butterflies.
Native Habitats: Pine-oak-hickory woods, longleaf pinelands, bluffs.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: