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|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
8" / 11" / 9"
|Most Active Growing Season|
Very good drainage and mineral soil.
5.8 – 7.2
75 – 100 ppm
Dormant in winter.
Dry completely between waterings.
Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.
Compared to 'Yellow Zenox', it has flowers that are more yellow and larger leaves that are more blue green. 'Desert Blonde' has a multicrown habit with blue green, oblong leaves with rose red stems. Leaves take a purplish tint in summer sun.
Mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden. Use for late summer bloom.
|Finish Time to 4"||
8 – 10 weeks
These plants grow best in well-drained, lean soil.
Obligate long day plant. Pinch 1 week after transplant. Grow with 60°-65° F nights, 75°-80° F days. Provide night interruption or day length extension to force flowering under natural short days. Supplemental lighting during cloudy days has proven beneficial for flower production. AVOID CHEMICAL SPRAYS.