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SENETTI® SPARKLE Light Pink

Pericallis hybrid

Fashionable new look!

Frilly 3" blooms dance on top of soft grey-green foliage in shades of Light Pink, Sky Blue, and Lavender, bringing a new color palette and flower form to the pericallis genus.  Mid-range compactness that is in between Senetti and Baby Senetti.

Height: 8 to 14-inches
20 to 36-centimeters
Spread: 12 to 18-inches
30 to 46-centimeters
Seasons: Early Spring, Spring
Colors: Light Pink
Vigor: Moderate
Earliness: Mid
Usage: Container Gardens, Gardens, Landscapes
 
GROWER CULTURE:
 
General:
 
Media: Well-drained peat/perlite mix
pH: 5.5 to 6.0
Fertilization: Medium | 250 ppm
Light: Moderate
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
 
Finishing:
 
Growing Temp Day: 55°F to 75°F | 13°C to 24°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 75°F | 13°C to 24°C
Pinching: Pinch once two weeks after planting liner, then pinch as needed for shaping.
PGR: Configure is recommended as a chemical growth regulator. Senetti Sparkle is very responsive to daminozide (B-Nine). Paclobutrazol is effective at low rates.
Pests: Aphids, thrips, spider mites and whiteflies, they're common pests for this genus. Spray fungicides preventatively.
Diseases: Powdery mildew can be an issue during cool crop production, keep humidity levels low in the greenhouse and provide good ventilation. A preventative drench with Subdue MAXX and Cleary’s every eight weeks will prevent root rot.
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 8 to 10-weeks with 1 ppp
6-inch: 8 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
8-inch: 10 to 20-weeks with 1 ppp
Deco Container: 10 to 20-weeks with 1 ppp
 
Other Varieties in the Series:
[ Sky Blue ] [ Lavender ]