Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights'

False Sunflower 'Summer Nights'
Family: Asteraceae (Aster Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  3-9
·        Height: 36-48 inches
·        Spread: 18-24 inches
·        Bloom Time: June to September
·        Bloom: golden yellow daisy with contasting mahogeny-red center
·        Light: full sun to part shade
·        Soil: average, well-drained
·        Moisture: medium to moist
·        Use: long summer bloom for perennial border, cutting garden, cottage garden; attracts butterflies
·        Care: remove spent flowers to encourage new blooms
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·        Native to: eastern and central North America
·        Notes: tall clump of beet-red stems and green leaves tinged with bronze
·        Supplier: The Flower Factory
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Sidewalk Garden G157

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Oenothera speciosa

White Evening Primrose
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  4-9
·        Height: 9-24 inches
·        Spread: 12-18 inches
·        Bloom Time: June to August
·        Bloom: white, fragrant, bowl-shaped, four-petaled white flowers with yellow anthers
·        Light: full sun; tolerates some afternoon part shade
·        Soil: average, well-drained
·        Moisture: dry to medium; tolerates drought
·        Use: best grown in areas where plants can spread without intruding on other plantings such as meadows, wildflower gardents, pollinator gardens; attracts bees and butterflies
·        Care: plants will spread, sometimes aggressively, by rhizomes and self-seeding to form large colonies
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·        Native to: Southwestern U.S. to Mexico
·        Notes: narrow, lanceolate to oblanceolate medium green leaves; flowers grow on erect to sprawling stems
·        Supplier: Donated by Karen Allenstein
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Pollinator Garden C117

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Leucanthemum x superbum 'Gold Rush'

Shasta Daisy 'Gold Rush'
Family: Asteraceae (Aster Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  4-9
·        Height: 12-14 inches
·        Spread: 12-16 inches
·        Bloom Time: early to late summer
·        Bloom: shaggy double white daisies with center of shorter creamy yellow petals
·        Light: full sun to partial shade
·        Soil: average, sandy or clay
·        Moisture: dry to medium; drought tolerant
·        Use: sunny border, edging, attracts hummingbirds and pollinators, cut flowers
·        Care: divide plants every 2-3 years; remove spent flowers to increase bloom time
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·        Native to: hybrid cultivar
·        Notes: deer and rabbit resistant; salt tolerant
·        Supplier: The Flower Factory
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Sidewalk Garden G130

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