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Cuphea Allyson Heather

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Compact and upright variety is well-suited to mixed containers and landscapes. Small, purple flowers over glossy green foliage. Heat and drought tolerant.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

General Information

Height: 8-12" (20-30cm)
Spread: 16-18" (41-46cm)
Exposure: Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
Rooting Hormone: No
Average Days with Mist: 6-8
Pinch: Yes
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4


Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
Light Levels (fc): 6,000-12,000
Temperature Day: 71-79°F (22-26°C)
Temperature Night: 59-64°F (15-18°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
No. of Pinches: 1-2
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: None
Pests: Whitefly, aphids
Diseases: Botrytis, Root rot
Comments: Pinch as needed to shape. Fertilize regularly. Crop times will be shortest under high light.

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-5 ppp, 7-9 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-6 ppp, 10-12 weeks
Cuphea Allyson Heather