Fluffy flowers of solid medium red with prominent gold stamens. Large, flat, richly hued flowers with toothy-tipped petals from spring to fall. Good basal branching makes them tight and compact for excellent container presentation.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Blanket flower
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10
Mature Height: 12 inches
Exposure: Full Sun
Patent - Royalty PPAF .08 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: Pinch off buds first few weeks 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: Thrips, whiteflies, powdery mildew
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants benefit with 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day