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
Height: 36 - 45" (91 - 114cm)
General Information: Timed perfectly for professional cut flower growers.
Planting density: 8 plants/ft.2 (84 plants/m2) Summer; 6 plants/ft.2 (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
- The best spray-type lisianthus series – Flare 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, thanks to no pinching needed.
- Full spray effect may reduce the number of stems needed for floral arrangements.