Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Sorbet® XP Neptune Viola

New variety!
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Viola cornuta

Common Name: Horned Violet

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

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

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Winter Interest (regional), Fragrant Flowers, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6" (15cm)

Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Early-blooming, free-flowering plants remain compact in both heat and cold, and have excellent overwintering ability.

Grower Information:

Send the best-looking violas to retail
Grow, ship, sell and plant the best-looking violas for Spring and Autumn – Sorbet XP genetics deliver a uniform plant habit and the tightest bloom window. 

Plug crop time: 4.5 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Early Spring 6 to 8 weeks, Autumn 4 to 5 weeks

  • Sorbet XP needs fewer PGRs, with superior holdability and less shrink.
  • F1 vigour assures greater germination, earliness, and excellent plug and garden performance.
  • Violas are a key pro landscaper item and Sorbet XP excels at every turn: plants cover the soil at flowering, with more blooms on every plant and less stretching; stay compact in both heat and cold; excellent overwintering; wide range of clear colours allows for custom mixes.
  • Well-suited to Spring and Autumn packs and 3.5-in./9-cm pots.

Beautiful cream with blue picotee colour is now available with XP performance.

'PAS1122571'
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