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Angelonia AngelMist® Spreading Bluebird

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  • Big blooms have big impact in baskets or in the ground!
  • Extreme heat and humidity are no match for these super-spreading varieties.
  • Low-growing variety makes a unique groundcover.
Great blue bicolor addition to an already strong lineup. Summer’s heat will transition the bicolor to a lavender blue two-tone.

General Information

Height: 4-10" (10-25cm)
Spread: 12-20" (30-51cm)
Exposure: Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
Rooting Hormone: No
Average Days with Mist: 7-9
Pinch: Yes
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4
Comments: Avoid stretch. Pinch 18-21 days after sticking.

Finishing

Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
Light Levels (fc): 6,000-10,000
Temperature Day: 74-85°F (23-29°C)
Temperature Night: 62-70°F (17-21°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
No. of Pinches: 0-2
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Generally not needed. B-Nine(S) 1,500-3,000 ppm and Cycocel 750-1,000 ppm tank mix(S). Avoid Florel use.
Pests: Whitefly, caterpillars
Diseases: Root rot, Botrytis
Comments: High light will significantly improve plant quality by encouraging branching, earlier flowering and the ideal plant habit growth. Best-suited to mid to late Spring and Summer programs.

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 6-8 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-3 ppp, 7-9 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 10-12 weeks