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Week 9 – February 26, 2024

Plant Information

E3 Easy Wave® Blue Spreading Petunia

  • 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: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Bees

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

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. (8 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!
At 10 hours daylength, E3 Easy Wave will be ready at retail to kick off petunia sales even earlier! With a manageable, uniform plant structure and vigour, the 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

  • This 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: premium 306 packs with handle, 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm pots and 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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