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Calibrachoa Conga™ Dark Blue

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  • Naturally compact habit is perfect for pot-tight production, with no pinching or PGRs.
  • Great choice for quarts, color bowls and window boxes.
  • Easy to grow – very uniform.
  • Excellent pH tolerance and profuse flowering give Conga superior hold at retail.
  • Flowers one week earlier than Cabaret Series.
A very important addition to the series that completes our offering of core colors: blue, red, yellow, white and rose.

Culture Guide

Culture Guide

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General Information

Height: 6-10" (15-25cm)
Spread: 8-10" (20-25cm)
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
Comments: Avoid wide fluctuations in soil moisture. Apply preventative fungicide drench at 18-21 days after sticking.


Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
Temperature Day: 71-76°F (22-24°C)
Temperature Night: 50-58°F (10-14°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
No. of Pinches: 1-2
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Plant growth regulators are generally not needed and should only be applied if plants show signs of requiring extra control. B-Nine(S) 1,500-3,000 ppm applied 1 time up to 3 times should provide adequate control.
Pests: Thrips, aphids, leafminers
Diseases: Root rot
Comments: Cooler air temperatures and high light will reduce or eliminate any need for plant growth regulators. Maintain pH at 5.2-5.8 to optimize plant health. Crop times will be shortest as days lengthen in Spring. Apply preventative broad-spectrum fungicide drench.

Crop Time (weeks)

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