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Mar 29, 2023  Week: 13

Lake Forest Purple Trachelium

    Lake Forest Purple Bloom

Grower Information:

Scientific Name: Trachelium caeruleum

Common Name: Throat Flower

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Pelleted

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse

Planting Density: 11 plants/sq. meter (1 plant/sq. foot).

Usage: Filler

Flower Color (primary): Purple

Foliage Color: Dark Green

The Lake collection from seed offers simplified ordering and production. Lake varieties produce large central flower umbels with small satellites. See technical resources at for daylength requirement.

Stem Length: 76 - 107cm (30 - 42")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems when half or more of florets are open.

Post-Harvest Recommendation: Clear water or a holding solution are preferred. Store at 4°C (40°F). Avoid exposure to ethylene, and use of an ethylene-inhibiting treatment is recommended.

Vase Life Recommendation: Vase life average 11 days. Extended cold storage will decrease vase life.

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