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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Lysimachia congestiflora Firefly
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 24-40
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 8-45
Spring-early summer
Week color desired
 
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Late summer-fall
Week color desired
 
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Too high light will slow finish time
Lysimachia congestiflora Firefly
Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 72-78°F (21-24°C)
Rooting Hormone: 500 ppm IBA
Mist: Low to moderate
Fertilization: 50 ppm N starting at Day 7
Pinching: One or two pinches in propagation for fuller plants.
Comments: Lysimachia should root quickly. Watch for oversaturated media.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 56 to 64°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 76°F (18 to 24°C)
Light Level (fc): 1,500 to 2,500
Vernalization: No
Watering: Low to moderate
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm N. Sensitive to high EC levels early in production.
Pinch After Transplant: Typically not required
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Watch for crown rot if overwatered.
Container: 2.5qt (1)