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Week 16 – April 17, 2024

Plant Information

QIS Apricot Limonium

  • QIS Apricot Limonium - Bloom
  • QIS Apricot Limonium - Grower Bunch
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Limonium sinuatum

Common Name: Statice

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 30 - 35" (76 - 89cm)

Width: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Plants produce clouds of tiny, non-shattering flowers with a long vase life. Primarily for professional cut flower use.

Grower Information:

Planting density: 1 to 2 plants/ft.2 (10 to 20 plants/m2)
Best for: High tunnel, field

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 18 to 22 weeks (12 to 13 with vernalisation or direct sowing)

  • Widely recommended by professional cut flower growers in the world, QIS (“Quality in Seed”) is a considerable improvement over standard varieties in uniformity, colour, flower size and stem quality.
  • Produces clouds of tiny, non-shattering flowers.
  • Delivers shippability and long vase life.
  • Popular for both fresh and preserved cut flower production.
  • Stiff stems do not require netting.

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