Scientific Name: Eustoma grandiflorum
Common Name: Double-Flowered Lisianthus, Texas Blue Bell
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).
Flower Color (primary): Blue
Flower Color (secondary): Lavender/Violet
Foliage Color: Medium Green
ABC lisianthus have large double flowers and are ideally suited to tunnel and outdoor production. 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