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First-Year-Flowering Scheduling Tool

Verbena Homestead Hot Pink
North: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 16-36
South: grown outdoor flowering window weeks 7-36
Spring-early summer
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
late summer-fall
Week color desired
URC stick week  
Liner ready week  
Liner transplant week  
Verbena Homestead Hot Pink
Suggested Container Size.
Container: 2.5qt (1)
Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 70-72°F (21-22°C)
Rooting Hormone: None
Mist: Low to moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N starting Day 7
Pinching: Yes, one to two times in propagation.
Comments: Do not oversaturate rooting 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): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Watering: Moderate
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
Pinch After Transplant: Typically not required
Plant Growth Regulators: B-Nine/Cycocel sprays 2,500/1,000 ppm
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Not particularly sensitive. Use well-drained media.