• New Bidens Bee Bold
    ‘Bee Bold’
    (Flowering Only License)

Bidens Bee Bold
‘Bee Bold’ is 50 to 70% more vigorous than ‘Bee Alive’. It features an upright habit, unlike all other red bicolor bidens on the market. Plants can be grown closer together with less spacing, and they are easier to control with fewer PGRs. Best for larger pot impulse buys.
  • General Information
    • Height: 14-20" (36-51cm)
      Spread: 18-24" (46-61cm)
      Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 32, 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 6-9
      Pinch: Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Reduce mist as soon as possible.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
      Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 1-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: B-Nine(S) 2,500 ppm. Also responds to Sumagic(S) 3-5 ppm or Sumagic(D) 0.25 ppm.
      Pests: Fungus gnats
      Diseases: Root and stem rot
      Comments: Pinch for better branching and shape.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1-2 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 6-9 weeks
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