Anagallis – Wildcat Mandarin’

Garden Height
6 - 12
Spacing
10 - 14
Spread
10 - 18
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Orange
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Uses Notes

Use in containers, beds, borders and hanging baskets

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.8 - 1.2

Fertilization 200 - 300

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring through Summer Finish. In northern climates time for late spring or summer sales. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-8
7-9" Pot : 7-9
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch twice. The first 2 weeks after liner planting; the second 4-5 weeks later. Florel can be used instead of pinching. Florel or Bonzi are effective to control growth.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch for white flies, thrips, and leaf miner. Avoid chemicals which burn flowers if in bloom.