Bidens Golden Eye | 5 Large Plug Plants

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  • Supplied as: 5 Large Plug Plants
  • Position: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Suitable for Hanging Baskets? Yes
  • Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
  • Plant Type: Half Hardy Annual
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  • Supplied as: 5 Large Plug Plants
  • Position: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Suitable for Hanging Baskets? Yes
  • Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
  • Plant Type: Half Hardy Annual
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Bidens Golden Eye | 5 Large Plug Plants
Bidens Golden Eye | 5 Large Plug Plants Bidens Golden Eye | 5 Large Plug Plants

Bidens Golden Eye has a Licence to Fill your hanging baskets and patio pots with unique, single ivory white flowers subtly morphing into a distinct inner eye of golden yellow. Bidens Golden Eye plants have a semi trailing habit with a height and spread of around 25cm.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed blister packs to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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Product Code 210198
Brand Brookside Nursery
Country of Origin PT
Supplied as 5 Large Plug Plants
Habit Semi-Trailing
Suitable for Hanging Baskets? Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
Scented? No
Plant Type Half Hardy Annual
RHS Plants for Pollinators No
Botanical name Bidens aristosa
Planting Position Full Sun to Partial Shade
Eventual Height 25-30cm (10-12")
Eventual Spread 25-30cm (10-12")
RHS Award of Garden Merit No
Secondary Flower Colour White
Hardy Perennial No
Attractive to bees & butterflies No
FSC Certified? No
Flower Colour Yellow

Size guide - Pack of 5 Large Plug Plants 

Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm/10cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4-5cm deep x 3-4cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

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Bidens Specific Advice

• Our plants are supplied ‘pinched’ This means the central growing tip has already been pinched out, with the side shoots breaking into growth. This will produce bushier and more even growth.
• It is best to remove any buds that appear in the first few weeks of growth. This will result in more of the plant’s energy being diverted into producing a strong, bushy framework.
• Keep the compost moist at all times, but not waterlogged. Bidens are quite tough plants, if they do dry out between waterings they should recover after a good soaking although this does tend to lead to a yellowing of the leaves.
• Grow your plants on in their pots for about 6-8 weeks. They will benefit from feeding during this period starting 3 weeks after potting, then weekly after that. A general balanced liquid feed is fine.
• You can now plant your Bidens into their final container. They are great in mixed hanging baskets and containers. Planted at the front, they make a great trailing display. Alternatively, 3 of 5 plants together in one hanging basket will provide a brilliant sunny show all summer.
• Keep feeding weekly, and as with all flowering basket plants, keep dead-heading the faded flowers to maintain vigour. Ideal growing conditions are a temperature of around 15°C, in a well lit area, avoiding direct sunlight.

General Growing Advice

Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots or 6 cell trays. Once your plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks.  Water once the compost starts to dry out.

If preferred you can pot on the plugs into hanging baskets, flower bags or pots. Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food  to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.

Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.

Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.

***For packs of 20/40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil.

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