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Week 25 – June 22, 2024

Plant Information

E3 Easy Wave® Red Spreading Petunia

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.

True deep, vibrant red colour. Requires 9.5 hours daylength. Variety is more receptive to PGRs, so best control is achieved at half the rate of Easy Wave. Cold durable.

'PAS1360461'
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