new annuals for 2017! panamerican seed + ball floraplant
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Ball FloraPlant 2016 New Variety North America
NEW ANNUALS!From PanAmerican Seed & Ball FloraPlant
MISSION: COLOR THE WORLD
Ball University ManitobaSeptember, 2016Bill Calkinswww.ballseed.com
Purple Prince AlternantheraFirst compact seed alternanthera easy-to-grow alternative to vegetative.Naturally compact needs fewer PGRs.Burgundy-purple with ruby rose underside for a bicolor look.
Height: 14 to 16 in./35 to 40 cmSpread: 18 to 20 in./45 to 50 cmPlug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 10 to 11 weeksPot size: 306 packs, 4-in./10-cm pots, quarts, 6-in./15-cm pots, gallons
Alternanthera brazilianaGarden location: Full to partial sunFinished height: 14 to 16 in./35 to 40 cmFinished spread: 18 to 20 in./45 to 50 cmGarden spacing: 12 to 14 in./30 to 35 cmPlug crop time: 4 to 5 weeksTransplant to finish: 10 to 11 weeksSupplied as raw seed with a 90% minimum germination standard.Purple Prince Alternanthera CultureSeed Count (raw):19,150/oz.676/g Sowing: Cover seed lightly.Germination: 72F22CDays To Germ: 3 Plug Size:288-cell or largerGrowing On Days: 65-75F18-24CNights: 62-65F17-18CPot Size: 306 packs, 4-in./10-cm pots, quarts, 6-in./15-cm pots, gallons Weeks to Finish:14-16Daylength sensitivity:Short day plant do not sow too early in the Spring.
Purple Prince AlternantheraGreat in Summer landscapes stands tough in heat and humidity with low water needs.Also makes a good spiller in mixed containers.
Megawatt F1 BegoniaBronze-leaf varieties finish 5 to 15 days faster than comparable products.Pink Bronze Leaf is unique to this type must-have retail color!
Height: 20 to 28 in./50 to 70 cmSpread: 16 to 24 in./40 to 60 cmPlug crop time: 6 to 8 weeksTransplant to finish: 6 to 9 weeksPot Size: Landscape programs, 4-in./10-cm pots; Retail programs, 6-in./15-cm pots and larger
Pink Bronze Leaf
Interspecific begonia Garden location: Partial sun to full shadeFinished height: 20 to 28 in./50 to 70 cmFinished spread: 16 to 24 in./40 to 60 cmGarden spacing: 12 to 16 in./30 to 40 cmPlug crop time: 6 to 8 weeksTransplant to finish: 6 to 9 weeksSupplied as pelleted seed with an 85% minimum germination standard.Megawatt Series Begonia CultureSeed Count (pelleted):28,550/oz.1,000/g Sowing: Do not cover seed.Germination: 72-75F22-24CDays To Germ: 7-10 Plug Size:288-cell or largerGrowing On Days: 65-70F18-21CNights: 60-65F16-18CPot Size: Landscape programs: 4-in./10-cm potsRetail programs: 6-in./15-cm pots and largerWeeks to Flower:14-16Daylength sensitivity:NoneKey Tips: Keep soil moist until the first true leaf develops. Growing in larger pots will give a premium product for sales.
Megawatt F1 Begonia
Pink Bronze Leaf
Rose Bronze Leaf
Red Green Leaf
Rose Green Leaf
Megawatt F1 BegoniaSuper-uniform and programmable glows with high-voltage color, Spring through Autumn.Sturdy stems hold flowers above foliage.Premium, easy color in landscapes, big tubs, large borders.
Rose Green Leaf
Dracula CelosiaFirst-of-its-kind novelty landscape celosia.Shows one big red to purple-red flower on top.Unusual shape and color add drama to gardens, planters.
Height: 8 to 16 in./20 to 40 cm; shorter growth in high lightSpread: 8 to 12 in./20 to 30 cmPlug crop time: 3 to 4 weeksTransplant to finish: 6 to 8 weeksPot Size: 6 in./15-cm pots and larger
Celosia cristataGarden location: Full sunFinished height: 8 to 16 in./20 to 40 cm; shorter growth in high lightFinished spread: 8 to 12 in./20 to 30 cmGarden spacing: 6 to 10 in./15 to 25 cmPlug crop time: 3 to 4 weeksTransplant to finish: 6 to 8 weeksSupplied as coated seed with an 85% minimum germination standard.Dracula Celosia CultureSeed Count (coated):28,550/oz.1,000/g Sowing: Cover seed lightly and keep soil moist at all times.Germination: 68-72F20-22CDays To Germ: 2-4 Plug Size:288-cell or largerGrowing On Days: 65-72F18-22CNights: 59-65F15-18CPot Size: 6 in./15-cm pots and larger Weeks to Flower:9-12Daylength sensitivity:INFO TO COME (SPRING TRIALS 2016)Key Tips: Keep media constantly moist and do not allow to dry out.
Dracula CelosiaGood mid-height border plant.In the greenhouse: Red flower; foliage is green with some red. Outdoors: Foliage is darker and more purple-toned and flower is darker purple.
Dracula is a standout at retail in 1-gallon containers.
Pineapple Surprise Premium Sun ColeusUnique tricolour features iridescent chartreuse and deep burgundy.Very late-flowering for longer-lasting performance.Holds very well in extreme weather.
Height: 18 to 26 in./45 to 65 cmSpread: 18 to 22 in./45 to 55 cmPlug crop time: 5 to 6 weeksTransplant to finish: 6 to 8 weeksPot Size: 4 and 5-in./10 and 13-cm pots, Quarts with 1 ppp; 6 to 6.5-in./15 to 17-cm pots and gallons with 3 ppp
Solenostemon scutellarioidesGarden location: Full sun to full shadeFinished height: 18 to 26 in./45 to 65 cmFinished spread: 18 to 22 in./45 to 55 cmGarden spacing: 12 to 16 in./30 to 40 cmPlug crop time: 5 to 6 weeksTransplant to finish: 6 to 8 weeksSupplied as pelleted seed with a 90% minimum germination standard. Pineapple Surprise Coleus CultureSeed Count (pelleted):27,500/oz.970/g Sowing: Cover seed lightly.Germination: 72-75F22-24CDays To Germ: 4-5Plug Size:288-cell or largerGrowing On Days: 65-75F18-24CNights: 57-65F14-18CPot Size: 4 and 5-in./10 and 13-cm pots, Quarts with 1 ppp; 6 to 6.5-in./15 to 17-cm pots and gallons with 3 pppWeeks to Finish:11-14Day length sensitivity:NoneKey tips: Pinch at first transplant after sowing.
Pineapple Surprise Premium Sun ColeusThe surprise! Up to 3% of plants can show primarily darker green/ burgundy bicolor instead of chartreuse.
FuseablesUSE THE POWER OFCENTRE-STAGE COMBOS
Calibrachoa Paradise Island
FuseablesThe first Fuseables to contain the first seed calibrachoas, Kabloom.Includes Kabloom Yellow plus denim and rose (not available separately).
AWESOME FOR FUNDRAISERS!
Calibrachoa Paradise Island
FuseablesThis second all-Wave Fuseables is a great Spring item.Contains Easy Wave Yellow and Rosy Dawn.
Petunia Rise N Shine
FuseablesAll-viola Fuseables give you an easy way to offer viola combos for Spring and Fall.Ideal for opening price point baskets and color bowls.Sunset Boulevard includes Sorbet Lemon Chiffon and Peach Melba. Sunglow includes Sorbet Lemon Chiffon and Midnight Glow.
Violet Sunset BoulevardViola Sunglow
FuseablesThe ONLY combo program from a single pellet!Patented Precision Multi-Pellets deliver better-looking, more consistent mixes.Instant and innovative combo solutions1 Pellet into1 Plug into1 Pot (6 to 8 in./15 to 20 cm)
Divine F1 New Guinea ImpatiensYour best shade alternative grower-friendly series is perfect for shade landscape premium packs, 4-in./10-cm and quart programs.High resistance to Impatiens Downy Mildew. Best-in-class seed quality
Height: 10 to 14 in./25 to 35 cmSpread: 12 to 14 in./30 to 35 cmPlug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeksPot Size: 306 packs, 1801 flats, 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm pots, baskets
Impatiens hawkeriGarden location: Partial shadeFinished height: 10 to 14 in./25 to 35 cmFinished spread: 12 to 14 in./30 to 35 cmGarden spacing: 8 in./20 cmPlug crop time: 5 to 6 weeksTransplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeksSupplied as professional-quality raw seed with an 85%+ Yield Potential rating. To maintain high seed quality, there is a requirement that distributors put a Sow By date on all packets. Divine Series New Guinea Impatiens CultureSeed Count (raw seed):15,800/oz.558/g Sowing: Covering the seed is not required, but a light cover of coarse vermiculite can help maintain high relative humidity around the seed. Germination: 74-77F23-25CDays To Germ: 5-8; watch for radicle emergence before removal from Stage 1 Plug Size/Timing:288 plugs, 5 weeks; 128 plugs, 6 weeksGrowing On Days: 68-76F 20-24CNights: 65-68F 18-20CPot Size: 306 packs, 1801 flats, 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm pots, basketsWeeks to Finish From Sowing:Packs and smaller pots: 11-146-in./15-cm pots, quarts and baskets: 13-15Day length sensitivity:NoKey Tips: Feed plants moderately. Overfeeding leads to lush, leafy plants at the expense of flowers. See the Divine New Guinea Impatiens Grower Facts for complete culture and plant growth regulator information.
Divine F1 New Guinea ImpatiensRange of production sizes offers flexible product assortment and pricing opportunities.Surpasses Florific in colors and vigor.Lipstick: Favorite walleriana color is available for the first time in New Guineas.
Marvel F1 African (American) MarigoldBest intermediate-height African Marigold ideal for pro landscaper programs.Initiates flowering faster under short days.Orange Improved: Height and habit better match series. Improved double flower form.
Height: 18 in./45 cmSpread: 10 in./25 cm
Plug crop time: 3 weeksTransplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeksPot Size: 4.5 in./11-cm pots
Tagetes erectaGarden location: Full sunFinished height: 18 in./45 cmFinished spread: 10 in./25 cmGarden spacing: 8 to 10 in./20 to 25 cmPlug crop time: 3 weeksTransplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeksSupplied as coated seed and as de-tailed seed with an 85% minimum germination standard.Marvel Series African Marigold CultureSeed Count (de-tailed and coated):9,000-10,000/oz.317-352/g Sowing: Cover seed.Germination: 70-72F21-22CDays To Germ: 3-4 Plug Size:288-cell or largerGrowing On Days: 63-70F17-21CNights: 59-65F15-18CPot Size: 4.5 in./11-cm potsWeeks to Flower:10-1