Bottlebrush spikes are covered in lilac blooms with dark-purple buds. This sterile hybrid begins to bloom in July and continues to the first frost.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop
USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 10
Mature Height: 36 inches
Exposure: Full Sun
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch 1-2 times after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, thrips, powdery mildew, rust
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Cooler temps deepen bloom color.