Streptocarpus – Concord Blue

Garden Height
8 - 12
12 - 15
12 - 15
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Blue, Purple
Light Level
Part Shade to Shade
Proven Selections

Adapatable as House Plant

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Maintenance Notes

Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Uses Notes

Use in hanging baskets, patio containers and beds

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container

pH C - pH 6.0 - 6.5

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Low, Medium

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Late Winter through Spring Finish. Standard PPP; ideal for 4"-6" pots

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 8-10
6" and Gallon Pot : 12-15
7-9" Pot :
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinching is not needed. PGRs are not necessary.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch for aphids, thrips and white flies.

Grower Tips

Avoid cold water on the foliage, yellowing and spotting will occur if this happens.

Grow as late winter/early spring crop.

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