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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Perovskia CrazyBlue
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 0-0
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 0-0
spring-early summer
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Callus cuttings can decrease propagation time, reduce shrink, and increase uniformity.
late summer-fall
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Callus cuttings can decrease propagation time, reduce shrink, and increase uniformity.
Perovskia CrazyBlue
Suggested Container Size.
Container: 2.5qt (1)
Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 1.0-1.25 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 70-72°F (21-22°C)
Rooting Hormone: 1,000-1,500 ppm IBA
Mist: Moderate to high for first 24 hours, then reduce to low.
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N after 10 days
Pinching: Recommended.
Comments: Do not oversaturate rooting media. Allow media to dry moderately starting 10 days after sticking to encourage root development.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 60 to 65°F (16 to 18°C)
Light Level (fc): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Daylength: long day obligate
Watering: Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
Pinch After Transplant: Recommended
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Pythium can be a problem if overwatered. White fly, spider mites.