• Cuphea Allyson Heather
    ‘Allyson Heather’

Cuphea Allyson Heather
Compact and upright variety is well-suited to mixed containers and landscapes. Small purple flowers over glossy green foliage. Heat and drought tolerant.
  • General Information
    • Height: 14-16" (36-41cm)
      Spread: 16-18" (41-46cm)
      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

      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: Stick 2 cuttings per cell for Allyson Heather.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
      Light Levels (fc): 6,000-12,000
      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: None
      Pests: Whitefly, aphids
      Diseases: Botrytis, Root rot
      Comments: Pinch as needed to shape. Fertilize regularly. Crop times will be shortest under high light.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts : 1-3 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-5 ppp, 7-9 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-6 ppp, 10-12 weeks
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