Sunflower Seeds - Ox Eye

Sunflower Seeds - Ox Eye

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $16.79
1/4 Pound $47.29 ($11.82/ounce) 30% Savings
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  • This drought-tolerant wildflower is an excellent choice for landscaping
  • Annual; Lovely color that's great for pollinators
  • Easy to grow and adaptable
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Yellow
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height Up to 60 inches
Bloom Season Late Summer through Early Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor

About Sunflower Seeds - Ox Eye

Heliopsis helianthoides

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as False Sunflower, Smooth Oxeye

Sometimes known as False Sunflower, Ox Eye Sunflowers are a common and prolific American wildflower, often found in open fields and along roadsides. Attractive to butterflies, Ox Eye Sunflowers are fairly tolerant of drought and partially shady conditions, but will prefer full sun and moist, well draining soil conditions.

Planting Information

Planting Sunflower Seeds - Ox Eye

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 12 inches
Plant Height Up to 60 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Sunflower Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 315 Up to 10 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 8,942 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 35,768 Up to 125 Sq. Ft