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MOONLIGHT ECLIPSE® Blue with Green Edge

Petunia hybrid

Beautiful Blue Novelty

These petunia blossoms have a rich black throat and midrib venation with each petal a deep blue-violet. Along the flower's edges is an unusual pale green making it a trendy designer flower lovely in combinations and window boxes.

Height: 12 to 14-inches
30 to 36-centimeters
Spread: 13 to 15-inches
33 to 38-centimeters
Seasons: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Colors: Blue with green edge
Vigor: Moderate
Earliness: Mid
Usage: Container Gardens, Gardens, Hanging Baskets, Landscapes
 
GROWER CULTURE:
 
General:
 
Media: Well-drained peat/perlite mix
pH: 5.5 to 5.8
Fertilization: Medium | 250 ppm
Light: High
Water: Moderate to Moist
 
Finishing:
 
Growing Temp Day: 65°F to 75°F | 18°C to 24°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 60°F | 13°C to 16°C
Pinching: 4″pot(1 pinch), 6″pot(2 pinch), 10″baskets(2-3 pinch), Less pinching when grown cool
PGR: Spray: 2500 – 500 ppm B-9, or Drench: 1 – 3 ppm Bonzi. Apply as needed
Pests: Worms, aphids, whiteflies, leafminers, thrips, snails & slugs
Diseases: Botrytis on foliage soil pathogens (broad spectrum fungicidal drench recommended after planting)
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 4 to 6-weeks with 1 ppp
6-inch: 7 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
8-inch: 8 to 10-weeks with 1 ppp
Deco Container: 10 to 12-weeks with 3 ppp
 
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