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Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Benzinggold' (North American ox-eye 'Benzinggold')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Benzinggold'

Other names

North American ox-eye 'Benzinggold'

Genus

Heliopsis Heliopsis

Variety or Cultivar

'Benzinggold' _ 'Benzinggold' is an erect perennial with lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and bright-yellow, daisy-like flowers from midsummer to early autumn.


Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Benzinggold' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly then cut stems down to the ground in winter.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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Where to grow

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Benzinggold' (North American ox-eye 'Benzinggold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. This plant may need support.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Benzinggold'

Other names

North American ox-eye 'Benzinggold'

Genus

Heliopsis Heliopsis

Variety or Cultivar

'Benzinggold' _ 'Benzinggold' is an erect perennial with lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and bright-yellow, daisy-like flowers from midsummer to early autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly then cut stems down to the ground in winter.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Benzinggold' (North American ox-eye 'Benzinggold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. This plant may need support.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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