A butterfly magnet, selected for abundant dark maroon-red bloom spikes on compact plants.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 50 plants
Common Name: Butterfly bush
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
Mature Height: 28 inches
Exposure: Full Sun
Patent/Royalty: PP33845 .25 per plant included in tray price
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: 10 - 12 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch 1-2 times after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, spider mites, root rot, scab
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day