HELENIUM bigelovii 'Tip Top'

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HELENIUM bigelovii 'Tip Top'

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Select Item No. HA029

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Oregon and California/USA
Special Features: Bright yellow blossoms with a distinctive black-brown cone. A shorter and more compact habit than many Helenium varieties, early and large flowering. Easy-to-grow.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2005.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: deep yellow with prominent black-brown cone
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: medium-green, lanceolate
Growth Habit: erect / compact
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.57143 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1750
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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