Showy Goldeneye (Heliomeris multiflora)

A long-lived, native perennial with flowers of golden yellow. Often growing in small bushy clumps, this bright sunflower is abundant in summer and fall mountain meadows, frequently brightening many acres; blooms July to September. Its long, narrow leaves are almost an olive drab. Flowers start with a green central disk and tiny green rays, gradually changing to golden disks and golden-yellow rays. Prefers full sun to partial shade in rich to well-drained soils. Common and widely distributed in the Intermountain West.

Description

A long-lived yellow perennial that blooms from July to October. Often growing in small bushy clumps, the plant does well with moderate moisture and full sun. Showy Goldeneye attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. This bright flower is abundant in summer and fall mountain meadows.

 

Additional information

Scientific Name

Heliomeris multiflora

Common Names

Showy Goldeneye

Bloom Time

Summer to Fall