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  • New Early Springs™ Lavender
    ‘Balspringlav’ PPAF
    (Flowering Only License)

  • New Early Springs™ Sky Blue
    ‘Balspringskl’ PP35,531
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Early Springs™ Blue
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Early Springs™ Pink
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Early Springs™ White
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Early Springs™ Dark Blue
    ‘KLELE12472’ PP25,289
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Early Springs™ Magenta
    (Flowering Only License)

Early Springs™ Lobelia

Early Springs™ Lobelia
  • Early Springs is a uniform series.
  • Try mixing colors for a great-looking monoculture basket.
  • Compact habit allows for pot-tight production with minimal PGRs and easy shipping.
  • Can be grown cool for energy savings, but also performs beautifully in heat.
  • Just one plant fills a quart or gallon container.
NEW Lavender: New addition is heat tolerant and stays in flower 2 weeks longer than the competition.
NEW Sky Blue: The addition of this core color expands the series to match the competition. It is also heat tolerant and its flowers last 2 weeks longer than competitors.
  • General Information
    • Height: 6-8" (15-20cm)
    • Spread: 6-10" (15-25cm)
    • Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
    • Rooting Hormone: Optional
    • Average Days with Mist: 6-9
    • Pinch: Recommended
    • Average Propagation Time (weeks): 4-5
    • Comments: Hormone will improve rooting. Pinch 18-21 days after sticking to improve branching.
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
    • Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
    • Temperature Day: 71-76°F (22-24°C)
    • Temperature Night: 56-61°F (13-16°C)
    • Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
    • No. of Pinches: 1-2
    • Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Generally not needed.
    • Pests: Aphids, thrips
    • Diseases: Botrytis
    • Comments: Transplant 24-28 days after stick, and optional pinch again 10-14 days after transplant. 4-in. (10-cm) size may skip second pinch. Keep on dry side.
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 7-9 weeks
    • 6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1 ppp, 9-11 weeks
    • 10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 10-12 weeks
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