• Florida Sun Rose
    ‘Rose’

Florida Sun Coleus
  • Stunning colors and patterns for full sun and shade.
  • Versatile, premium varieties are very late to never flowering.
  • Low-maintenance, high-impact plants are perfect for large pot programs and landscaping.
  • Rose-pink leaves are highlighted with burgundy and green speckles.
  • General Information
    • Height: 12-18" (30-46cm)
      Spread: 12-14" (30-36cm)
      Exposure: Shade, Sun
  • Propagation Guide
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
      Rooting Hormone: No
      Average Days with Mist: 4-6
      Pinch: No
      Average Propagation Time (weeks): 2-3

      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 stretch. Transplant on time. A B-Nine spray (1,500-2,000 ppm) 10-12 days after stick can help to reduce stem elongation.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc): 4,000-10,000
      Temperature Day: 74-85°F (23-29°C)
      Temperature Night: 59-70°F (15-21°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
      No. of Pinches: 0-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench: Generally not needed. Sumagic(S) 5-10 ppm or a B-Nine 2,500-3,500 ppm and Cycocel 1,000-1,500 tank mix(S) can be used to maintain habit as needed.
      Pests: Thrips, aphids, whitefly
      Diseases: Root rot
      Comments: Lava Rose Coleus will generally not require any PGR applications during production. Plants should be pinched only as needed since Lava Rose is extremely free-branching.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-4 ppp, 8-11 weeks
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