|Germination Temperature||Planting Depth||Days to Germination||Plant Spacing||Row Spacing||Sun|
|65-70||1/8"||14-21||24-36"||36"||Partial to Full|
Sow outside 2-4 weeks before average last frost or as late as 2 months before first fall frost. Start inside 6-8 weeks before average last frost. Gently press seeds into soil, but do not cover as they require light to germinate.
Ox Eye Sunflower makes outstanding cut flowers. Removing faded flowers regularly will greatly extend the blooming season.
Excellent for problem clay soils. Thrives in clay where other flowers refuse to grow.
May require staking, particularly when grown in very rich soil.
It is recommended to divided Heliopsis plants in early spring every 4 - 5 years.
Plant with prairie blazing star, black-eyed susan.