Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

E3 Easy Wave™ Blue Spreading Petunia

New variety!
  • E3 Easy Wave™ Blue Spreading Petunia - Bloom
  • E3 Easy Wave™ Blue Spreading Petunia - Container
  • E3 Easy Wave™ Blue Spreading Petunia - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Petunia x hybrida

Common Name: Spreading Petunia

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Spring

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Bees

Spacing: 10 - 15" (25 - 38cm)

Height: 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)

Width: 25 - 32" (64 - 81cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Wave petunias spread and trail fast in planters, baskets, window boxes and landscapes. Produces showstopping bright blooms up to 3 in. (7 cm) across.

Grower Information:

Wake up early-season sales!
It’s Early, it’s Efficient, it’s the Evolution of Easy Wave®…it’s E3!
This brand-new Wave® series flowers at 10 hours daylength, and it will be ready at retail to kick off Easy Wave sales even earlier! With a manageable, uniform plant structure and vigour, this new series offers simple production to save on labour costs. The plants can be grown at lower PGR rates than Easy Wave, so we say it’s ‘Extra Easy’ Wave! The plants stay full and lush longer at retail for increased sell-through and the eye-catching appeal consumers expect from the Wave program.

Plug crop time: 4 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 6 to 7 weeks, Summer 4 to 5 weeks

  • A new Wave brand series is now available to fulfill sales earlier in the season.
  • Flowers at or under 10 hours daylength.
  • E3 Easy Wave offers simplified production, as it can be successfully grown at lower PGR rates than Easy Wave (except Blue).
  • All E3 Easy Wave varieties have a similar, uniform plant structure and vigour, which means simplified plant management.
  • Plant holding capabilities across the series mean better quality over a longer time period for an extended sales window.
  • E3 Easy Wave fulfills the Wave brand promise of easy spreading colour with superior performance: a manageable spreading habit, long bloom time and sheer colour value!
  • Mounding, spreading habit offers a three-dimensional landscape effect, creating impressive baskets and planters.
  • Recommended in Wave branded packaging: 6-in./15-cm pots, premium quarts and gallons, 306 premium packs with handle, hanging baskets.

Requires 10 hours daylength. Most vigorous of the series, so it is recommended to be grown at the Easy Wave PGR rates. Cold durable.

'PAS1360459'
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