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Pericallis – Senetti® Pink Bicolor

Garden Height
12 - 24
Spacing
12 - 18
Spread
12 - 18
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink, White
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections

Adapatable as House Plant

Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes
Moderate Care

Uses Notes Great for containers.

Maintenance Category Moderate

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 70° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 45 - 50° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Fall through Spring. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 15-18
6" and Gallon Pot : 15-18
7-9" Pot :
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Soft-pinch plants 1 to 2 weeks after planting when new growth is observed, removing about 1/2-inch of tip growth.

Height control is less necessary in early season. Cool temperatures and a small negative DIF will generally be sufficient. When growing at warmer times of the year stretch can be a problem. 2500 ppm B-Nine spray at visible bud stage will help control this stretch.

Pest and Disease Management

Aphids, whiteflies, leaf miners, spider mites, and thrips can be problem insects.

Botrytis, Powdery Mildew, Downey Mildew, Pythium, and Phytopthera can be a problem.

Grower Tips

Establishment: Average 65F for 3 to 4 weeks for vegetative growth

Flower Set: Average 45F for 6 weeks to initiate flowers

Flowering: Average 55F to develop flowers in
6 to 8 weeks

-Senetti Mini's are best finished in 4.5" containers. All other varieties are best suited for 6" or larger containers.