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Aztec® Wild Rose Verbena
  • Excellent powdery mildew tolerance – needs fewer chemical applications. 
  • Fast off the bench and on to retail stores. 
  • Expanded color range for easy “one-stop” shopping. 
  • Performs beautifully in baskets, mono and mixed containers.

Burgundy rated Excellent at Oregon State University, 2011.



Protection Information: 'Balazwilro' PP17,101
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Culture Details
  • General Information

    • Height:
      8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
      Spread:
      12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
      Exposure:
      Sun
  • Propagation Guide

    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray):
      50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      6-9
      Pinch:
      Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      3-4

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments:
      Reduce and then eliminate mist as soon as possible. Apply preventative fungicide spray after sticking.
  • Finishing

    • Soil pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc):
      5,000-8,000
      Temperature Day:
      71-79°F (21-26°C)
      Temperature Night:
      62-64°F (16-17°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      225-300
      No. of Pinches:
      1-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      Responsive to a B-Nine 2,500-3,500 ppm/Cycocel 750-1,000 ppm tank mix(S) and Florel(S) 250-300 ppm to control growth and improve plant habit.
      Pests:
      Whitefly, leafminer, aphids
      Diseases:
      Root rot
      Comments:
      Regularly allow plants to dry between waterings. Pinch as needed to shape. Wildfire varieties may require more PGR use under normal conditions.
  • Crop Time (weeks)

    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      1-3 ppp, 7-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      4-5 ppp, 10-13 weeks
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