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Aug 11, 2022  Week: 32

Lake Forest Purple Trachelium

  • Lake Forest Purple Bloom
  • Lake Forest Purple Greenhouse
Grower Information:

Scientific Name : Trachelium caeruleum

Common Name : Throat Flower

Blooming Season : Spring, Autumn

Plant Habit : Upright

Height : 30 - 42" (76 - 107cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Pelleted.
The Lake Collection offers simplified ordering and production to fill year-round orders. Long-day flowering varieties need 16 to 18 hours of daylength to flower and produce the large central umbel with smaller side umbels or “satellites.” Excellent vase life and good shippability. Foliage is medium green unless noted.

Stem length: 30 to 42 in./76 cm to 1 m
Planting density: 6 to 8 plants/ft.2 (64 to 84 plants/m2)
Best for: Greenhouse

Plug crop time: 7 to 9 weeks
Transplant to finish: 10 to 18 weeks

Lake Michigan Series
(Spring and Autumn-Flowering)

  • The greatest potential for year-round production in mild climates.
  • Mid-season flowering (transitional Group 3) for mid-Winter to early Spring transplants to yield late Spring to early Summer flowers.
  • May also be transplanted late Summer to early Autumn for Autumn to early Winter flowering.
Lake Forest Series
  • Transplant in Autumn to early Winter for flowering in mid-Winter to early Spring.

Lake Louise Series
  • Transplant in late Spring through Summer for Summer through early Autumn flowering.

Lake Forest varieties are best for winter to early spring harvests.

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