Heliomeris multiflora (Showy goldeneye)

Formerly known as Viguiera multiflora. Moderate moisture requirement; full sun to partial shade. Perennial with yellow sunflower-like flowers, blooms July to October from foothills to upper montane, on open slopes and under trees. Recommended for mid to high elevation sites. Works well on most soils, including gravelly slopes.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb/subshrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Single crown

Mature Height: 12-48 in.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Period: July-August

Annual Precipitation: 18-25 in.

Drought Tolerance:

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: 3,000-11,800 ft.

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance: 

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen Fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance:

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 5.5-6.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,055,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Spring

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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