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Limonium 'Purple Parachute' (P)

Limonium 'Purple Parachute' (P)

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

A great addition to our Proven Winner offering. A premium annual with tough silvery-green foliage supports upright stems, topped with purple, blue and accented white flower clusters. With its long flowering period and impressive strong habit, this variety shines early in the season with a fine burst of colour.

Ideal Conditions:

Easy to grow in full sun and any well-drained soil.

Possible Situation:

Brilliant in the container or in the bed or border to provide long-lasting brightness.

Accreditations /
Awards:

Proven Winner Variety

Resilience:

Tender

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

30 x 15 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

white

purple

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

March - October

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

This is a frost tender plant and will need to be protected in cold weather to help ensure its survival.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

PLUMBAGINACEAE

Genus:

Limonium

Cultivar:

Purple Parachute

UPOV:

EUPVR TBAF

UPOV No:

Category:

Summer Patio Flowering

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

24 weeks over Winter

12 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 - 12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available for Delivery:

August - May

Recommended Sales Window:

January - June

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:21/2419/25
Qty:109

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

Powdery Mildew

Rust

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.