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Brachyscome Radiant Magenta

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The brightest magenta brachyscome on the market, with superior iron uptake for healthier plants and dark green foliage. Makes a great gift item. Compact variety is excellent for pot-tight production, with no PGRs or pinching required. Best for 4-in. (10-cm) pots and quarts.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide


Brachyscome Radiant Magenta

General Information

Height: 5-7" (13-18cm)
Spread: 6-8" (15-20cm)
Exposure: Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 32, 50, 72, 84, 105
Rooting Hormone: Yes
Average Days with Mist: 6-8
Pinch: Yes
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 4-5
Comments: Avoid burying growing point. Reduce mist as soon as possible.


Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
Temperature Day: 65-76°F (18-24°C)
Temperature Night: 62-67°F (17-19°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 200-225
No. of Pinches: 0-1
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Generally not needed. Grow plants under high light with warm temperatures to achieve the best quality.
Pests: Thrips, whitefly
Diseases: Botrytis, Thielaviopsis
Comments: Supplement fertilizers with extra Fe to avoid yellowing foliage. Avoid cold and wet conditions.

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 4-6 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 6-8 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 12-14 weeks
Brachyscome Radiant Magenta

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