Dark-crimson leaves and short, red stems hold hot-pink flowers. Dainty blooms float on wand-like spikes from early summer to frost. Long bloom season and drought tolerance make this a terrific plant for the landscape.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Wand flower
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
Mature Height: 24 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 after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants benefit with 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day