HELENIUM autumnale 'Helena Gold'

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HELENIUM autumnale 'Helena Gold'

Autumn Sneezeweed
Select Item No. HA021

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1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
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. Gold yellow. Large flowers.
Historical: Various rarely used synonyms: HELENIUM altissimum, H. canaliculatum and H. latifolium.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: golden
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Flowering: First year flowering
Flower: single
 
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
Portion weight: 0.062 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.20833 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4800
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.

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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