Magenta flowers bloom in profusion over compact evergreen foliage.
Production Location: Pennsylvania
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Bitterroot
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Mature Height: under 6 inches
Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining gritty, commercial media
Growing Temperature: 60-70 F (days) 50-60 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 0.6-0.9
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Slugs, root rot
Vernalization Requirements: Required for flowering.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants benefit with 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day