Sep 25, 2020  Week: 39

Can Can Purple Lisianthus

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Scientific Name: Eustoma grandiflorum

Common Name: Double-Flowered Lisianthus

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Pelleted

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel

Planting Density: 65 to 85 plants/sq. meter (6 to 8 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Focal, Secondary

Flower Color (primary): Purple

Flower Color (secondary): Purple

Foliage Color: Dark Green

Can Can Lisianthus has medium, double flowers with a top-flowering habit ideal for use in bouquets. They have been bred and selected for reduced sensitivity to rosetting, resulting in less risk in production.

Stem Length: 91 - 114cm (36 - 45")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest when the first flower has fully opened.

Post-Harvest Recommendation: Hydrate flowers with a floral hydration solution for one hour at room temperature. Store in a cooler at 2-5°C (36-41°F) in a commercial floral holding solution at the manufacturer recommended rates.

Vase Life Recommendation: 10-14 days