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Torenia Summer Wave® Large Amethyst

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Flowers all season, yielding a much higher bloom count than others. With a lush, trailing habit and vigorous growth, they’re perfect for shady beds or hanging baskets. Self-cleaning and well-branching, they require very little maintenance.
Breeder Acknowledgment: SUMMER WAVE is a registered trademark of SUNTORY FLOWERS LIMITED.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

General Information

Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
Spread: 20-36" (51-91cm)
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
Comments: Reduce mist as soon as possible.

Finishing

Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
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: Generally not needed.
Pests: Whitefly, spider mites, thrips
Diseases: Botrytis
Comments: Torenia is a warm-season crop that prefers night temperatures above 60°F (16°C). Pinch regularly to shape.

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, 6-8 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks