Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Can Can Purple Lisianthus

  • Can Can Purple Lisianthus - Bloom
  • Can Can Purple Lisianthus - Single Stem, White Background
  • Can Can Purple Lisianthus - Grower Bunch
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Eustoma grandiflorum

Common Name: Double-Flowered Lisianthus

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

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

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 36 - 45" (91 - 114cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Timed perfectly for professional cut flower growers.

Grower Information:

Planting density: 8 plants/ft.2 (84 plants/m2) Summer; 6 plants/ft.(64 plants/m2) Winter
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel
Floral Selection Guide: Focal, Volume

Plug crop time: 8 to 10 weeks
Transplant to finish: Winter, 14 to 18 weeks; Spring/Autumn, 12 to 14 weeks; Summer, 10 to 12 weeks

  • A later-flowering, spray-type lisianthus with a highly filled flower in a deep purple-blue colour.
  • Produces a spray of flowers on the top of each stem that opens within a short window, giving a bouquet effect to every stem.
  • Labour savings with no pinching needed.
  • Full spray effect may reduce the number of stems needed for floral arrangements.