False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Loraine Sunshine)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Loraine Sunshine
Cultivar name: 'Helhan'
Common names:
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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24-30 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 7-5-14Hawkmoth (aka Hummingbird Moth and Sphinx Moth)
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2009-06-08Long time interest with these leaves!
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-07-01
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Location: my garden zone 5 IndianaDate: 2016-06-28
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Location: in my front gardenDate: summer, 2019False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Loraine Suns
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Location: central IllinoisDate: summer 2007
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Date: 2012-06-04
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 6-30-13
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-07-03she shines
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2017-08-06
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-07-07
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-07-11
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2008-08-25#pollination
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Location: Pleasant Grove,UtahDate: 2011-07-04Blooms all summer
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2009-06-12Early color...greens up a little later
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2009-07-11
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-06-20
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Location: In my hot sunny back hill garden in Wi.Date: July 3,2011
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-06-03
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-09-17
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Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 6/8/15Heliopsis Loraine Sunshine
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-06-09Losing some variegation over the years. Probably a self seeded pl
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-07-25
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Date: 2017-08-04
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2017-08-06
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2017-08-06
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Location: in my front gardenDate: summer, 2019False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Loraine Suns
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Location: in my front gardenDate: summer, 2019False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Loraine Suns
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Location: in my living roomDate: 2019-07-21Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Loraine Sunshine
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-08-09Grown from seed
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Location: central IllinoisDate: summer 2006vibrant blooms
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2008-05-30foliage
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-09-27
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Location: Niantic, CT
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-06-14
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-04-22
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Comments:
Posted by clintbrown (Medina, TN - Zone 7b) on Feb 23, 2013 11:44 PM

Nice foliage and flowers too!

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Gorgeous! by blue23rose Feb 6, 2015 3:37 PM 0
Heliopsis Loraine Sunshine by Njiris Jun 9, 2015 9:49 PM 0

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