• Brachyscome Amethyst
    ‘Amethyst’

Brachyscome Amethyst
The small, lavender blue flowers contrast beautifully with dark green foliage. Best in early-season containers, or landscapes in cooler coastal areas.
  • General Information
    • Height: 12-18" (30-46cm)
      Spread: 10-14" (25-36cm)
      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

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments: Avoid burying growing point. Reduce mist as soon as possible. Stick 2 cuttings per cell.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 5,000-9,000
      Temperature Day: 65-73°F (18-23°C)
      Temperature Night: 56-61°F (13-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 0-1
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Generally not needed. Enduring Blue is more naturally compact than Amethyst.
      Pests: Thrips, whitefly
      Diseases: Botrytis, Thielaviopsis
      Comments: Cool temperatures and high light will produce the best habit. Amethyst is best-suited for larger finish containers (1 gallon and up), while Enduring Blue is compact and suitable for finish containers up to 1 gallon.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 4-6 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 12-14 weeks
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