HELENIUM autumnale 'Helena Red Shades'

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HELENIUM autumnale 'Helena Red Shades'

Autumn Sneezeweed
Select Item No. HA022

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Selection. North America, Western Quebec and British Columbia, south to Carolina and Texas: roadsides, forest margins, moist meadows.
Special Features: Stable, vigorous plants that do not fall apart even in the inflorescences. Proven hybrids with good groth and healthy foliage. No problems in propagation and cultivation. Brownish red. Large flowers.
Historical: Various rarely used synonyms: HELENIUM altissimum, H. and H. canaliculatum latifolium.
 
Basic Colour: (brown)
Flower Colour: brown-red colors
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: lanceolate, green
Growth Habit: sturdy / richly branched
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.22727 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4400
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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