|US Patent #||PP26191|
|EU Grant #||EU43636|
|Bloom Time||August, September|
|Flower Color||Pink, Red|
|Foliage Color||Blue, Green|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Forms a low spreading mound with blue gray leaves (tinted purple in summer) and pink buds to rose pink flowers.|
|Landscape Value||Edging, mass planting, mixed beds, borders, dry garden.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||10" / 24" / 12"|
|Soil (Garden)||Very good drainage and mineral soil.|
|Water (Garden)||Low to moderate needs in the garden. Requires good drainage.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
The bluest S. telephium you've ever seen. You will be very pleased with its lovely oblong, blue-grey leaves that tint purple in summer, its low mounding habit, and its amazing crown-formation. Additionally, it displays lovely rose pink flowers in late summer. Enjoy!
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Must be booked by week 46 to receive vernalized material in spring of the following year.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 24″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): August, September
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry completely between waterings.|
|EC||0.6 – 0.9|
|pH||5.8 – 7.2|
|Fertility Needs||75 – 100 ppm|
|Notes||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. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.|
|Finish Time to 4″||8 – 10 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||10 – 12 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Obligate Long Day|
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