A seldom-used species in this popular genus, SunFern is a herbaceous perennial that looks like an evergreen shrub. Great companions for flowering plants in mixed containers, or accents in the sunny border. Feathery/ferny texture and upright form. Dark green leaves on red stems.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Wormwood
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Mature Height: 18 inches
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Patent/Royalty: PP33775 .15 per plant included in tray price
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 60-70 F (days) 50-60 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: None required.
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, whiteflies, crown and root rot, rust
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: High light is beneficial.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.