Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

ColorBloom™ Deep Orange with Dark Eye Gerbera

New variety!
  • ColorBloom™ Deep Orange with Dark Eye Gerbera - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Gerbera jamesonii

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer, Early Spring, Spring, Winter, Late Spring, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Offers long-lasting, vibrant color indoors in sunny spaces, along with excellent performance in patio pots.

Grower Information:

Stays tidy for smaller pots
ColorBloom stays compact, so it won’t get too full or leafy, allowing the colourful blooms to show through in quarts/11-cm pots. Faster to flower by around 10 days, ColorBloom beats the competition to market. And, first-time plant buyers will love the exciting, non-fading colours and easy care of this indoor/outdoor plant.

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 10 weeks

  • The ColorBloom series is specially designed for the quart/11-cm retail market.
  • ColorBloom is the most uniform series on the market, with the best performance for consumers.
  • The series is around 10 days faster to flower than competitors.
  • More uniform with a shorter flower window.
  • It has a higher amount of usable plants due to better seed quality.
  • Offers a compact plant habit that requires less to no PGRs.
  • Series holds its colour better and won’t fade in high light.

Features a good orange colour that doesn’t fade under higher light conditions. Fits the series very well for plant habit and consumer performance; 5 days later to flower like NEW Bicolor Red White and Bicolor Orange Yellow. Adding this top-selling colour means we can now offer growers a complete gerbera program!

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