Bidens – Goldilocks Rocks
Dead-Heading Not Necessary
elf-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.
Use in hanging baskets, window baskets and landscaping.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Container, Landscape
Soil Fertility Average Soil
pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 150 - 200
Light Requirements High
Water Requirements Moderate to Moist
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 5-7
7-9" Pot : 7-9
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12
Pinching and Growth Regulators
For all sizes of containers, pinch the liner 1–2 weeks after transplant; for containers larger than 6” and for hanging baskets, trim around the edge of the container as needed prior to spacing or hanging of the baskets. B-9 (5000 ppm) or Sumagic (5-10 ppm) are effective on Peters Gold Carpet. B-9 (2500 ppm) and Sumagic (5 ppm) should be effective on Goldilocks Rocks.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.