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2014-2015 NEW VARIETIES
Seed Spring Annuals and Perennials
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©2013 Syngenta
Classification: Public.
New & Improved Varieties for 2014 – 2015
AUBRIETA HYBRIDA
Audrey™ Purple Shades
CYCLAMEN – INTERMEDIATE
Laser Synchro™ Coral Flame
Laser Synchro™ Scarlet Imp
Laser™ Snowridge Purple
Laser™ Snowridge Wine
CYCLAMEN – STANDARD
Friller™ Pink
Rainier™ Light Pink with Eye Imp
Sierra™ Snowridge Scarlet
Sierra™ Snowridge Rose
DIANTHUS CHINENSIS
Venti Parfait™ Crimson
GAZANIA RIGENS
Big Kiss™ Yellow
Big Kiss™ Red
Kiss™ Frosty Mix Imp
GERANIUM
Multibloom™ Red Imp
Pinto™ Premium Lavender Rose
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IMPATIENS HAWKERI
Florific™ Orange
Florific™ Sweet Orange
IMPATIENS WALLERIANA
Accent™ Premium Orange Star
Imp
PANSY – LARGE FLOWERED
Delta™ Premium Deep Blue
Delta™ Premium Neon Violet Imp
Karma™ Blue Sun
Karma™ Rose with Blotch
PANSY – MEDIUM FLOWERED
Mariposa™ Blue with Blotch Imp
Mariposa™ Peach Shades Imp
PETUNIA HYBRIDA – TRAILING
Ramblin’™ Amethyst
PRIMULA ACAULIS
Primera™ White Imp
RANUNCULUS ASIATICUS
Maché™ White Imp
VINCA
SunStorm® Purple Imp
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Audrey Purple Shades
F1 Aubrieta hybrida
•
•
•
Very uniform selection enhances the quality
and value of the Audrey series
– Quick plug fill for uniform young plants
– 3 to 4 seeds per plug creates a more
consistent plug than Purple and Red
Mix
Compact habit with vivid color and is
superior for early season retail sales
– Easier to grow, irresistible color
New Purple Shades will replace Audrey
Purple and Red Mix
– Series now consists of:
• Purple Shades
• Blue Shades
• Light Blue
Audrey™ Purple Shades
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Audrey Series
F1 Aubrieta hybrida
The very first F1 hybrid Aubrieta series with
vigor and uniformity, on compact plants for
simplified production
• Seeded plugs are more cost effective than
varieties from cuttings with similar uniformity
– Faster total crop time compared to other
OP seed varieties – plant later, flower
earlier
• One of the earliest-blooming perennials for
small pots to gallons
– High density production – grow pot tight
– No pinching or PGRs
• Economical choice for cool season growing
– Can be finished outdoors or in an
unheated greenhouse
Audrey™ Light Blue
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Audrey Series
F1 Aubrieta hybrida
•
•
•
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Early spring-flowering perennial is very
resilient to winter weather
– Capture the first sales of the season
– Quality plants for profitable early sales
Compact plants are covered with buds and
long lasting blooms
– Provides holding at retail and provides
enduring color in the home garden
– Gardeners will recognize the promise of
long blooming period on quality plants
Winter hardy, low maintenance perennial in
vibrant shades of blue and purple that
customers demand
– Wide range of hardiness zones
• USDA zones 4 to 9
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Audrey™ Blue Shades
Audrey Aubrieta Series
F1 Aubrieta hybrida
Plug Production Culture
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Min Germ %
Seed Form
75%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
4”, quarts,
gallons,
landscape use
5”
4 – 6”
Low
mounding
groundcover
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
24 - 31
weeks
5 – 6 weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
8 to 14
days
63 – 68°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
100 – 150
ppm
Temp. Req.
50 – 65°F
Plant Growth
Regulator
Propagation Tips
B-Nine®,
Cycocel®
Apply medium covering of course grade
vermiculite with 3 to 4 seeds per cell.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
100 – 150
ppm
Finished Crop Culture
Plant
Growth
Regulator
B-Nine®,
Cycocel®
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
NA
4-inch
20 – 26
weeks
Gallon
20 – 26
weeks
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
10-inch
baskets
NA
Growing On Tips
Vernalization is required for flowering for 6
to 8 weeks at 40 – 50°F once plants have
been transplanted and rooted to the sides
of the finished container
Other Notes: After bulking and
acclimation, can be grown in an unheated
greenhouse or high tunnel.
Laser Synchro Coral Flame
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
•
•
•
Unique bicolor addition to the extremely
uniform Laser Synchro series
– Bright salmon petals accented with white
glowing tips
Early flowering and perfectly sized for high
density production in 4 to 5" pots
– Compact and branching plant habit that
resists stretching
– Short flower stems that hold longer for the
grower and at retail
Ideally suited for gift and holiday sales as well
as for bedding plant applications in temperate
climates
Wholesale availability of Laser Synchro Coral Flame
begins November 2014
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Laser™ Synchro Coral Flame
Laser Synchro Scarlet Imp
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
•
The top-selling Laser Synchro Scarlet improved for:
–
More compact and branching plant habit that resists
stretching
–
Fuller, mounded plants that produce smaller leaves
and many flowers
–
Shorter flower stems that hold longer for the grower
and at retail
–
Deep scarlet red color that resists fading
•
Early flowering and perfectly sized for high density
production in 4 to 5" pots
•
Ideally suited for gift and holiday sales as well as for
bedding plant applications in temperate climates
Wholesale availability of Laser Synchro Scarlet Improved
begins April 2014
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Laser Synchro™ Scarlet Imp
Laser Synchro Series
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
• Versatile plants with medium-sized flowers
are perfect for peak season pot and bedding
production
• Well-branched plants have the ideal habit for
high density production in 4 to 5" pots
• Early, uniform flowering maximizes
greenhouse turns
• The industry standard for series uniformity,
offers ease in scheduling, growing, selling
and shipping
• Top-quality seed with 85% germination rate
improves efficiency for plug specialists and
self-sowers alike
Laser Synchro™ Wine
Laser Synchro™ Rose Flame
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Laser Synchro Series
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
• Maximize retail opportunities with this
multipurpose product that can be sold as a
premium potted or landscape plant
– Long-lasting, fragrant blooms brighten
interiors and are ideal for gift-giving
– Unique, premium addition to the home
garden in temperate climates
• Plentiful, long-lasting scented blooms create
big appeal at retail in best selling solid and
flamed colors
• Superior plant quality resists stretching,
extending the life on the shelf and in the
garden
Laser Synchro™ White, Purple & Pink
Laser Synchro™ Pink
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Laser Synchro Series
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
85%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Potted crop, gift
item, containers,
landscape
10 – 12"
10 – 12"
Upright,
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
25 – 29
weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
21 – 25
days
62 – 64°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See
Propagation
Tips.
Not
suggested
Propagation Tips
Fertilizing tips: Begin with 50 – 100 ppm calcium
nitrate every 2 – 3 waterings until first true leaves
emerge, then alternate with ammonium and
calcium nitrate at 75 – 100 ppm.
Finished Crop Culture
10 – 12
weeks
Temp. Req.
Maintain cool
days, then stair
step from 65 to
58°F nights
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See Growing
On Tips.
Not
suggested
Feed weekly with a nitrogen potassium ratio of 1:2,
EC of 1.5. An extra solution of potassium nitrate
with a slightly higher EC should be given every two
weeks. When plants reach desired size, alternate
between three applications of potassium nitrate to
one potassium sulfate, at an EC of 1.5.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
4-inch
Transplant
288 plug at
8 – 10 weeks
and add 5 – 6
weeks
15 – 17 weeks
from 288, 13 –
15 weeks from
60 or 72
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
N/A
N/A
Click here for online technical guide
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Growing On Tips
All photos are the property of Syngenta unless otherwise noted. ©2013 Syngenta: Classification: Public. Some or all of the varieties
listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: A preventive fungicide
program is encouraged; proper spacing is
necessary for tight habit and disease
prevention.
Laser Snowridge Purple &
Laser Snowridge Wine
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
•
New, novelty color additions to the Laser
cyclamen series
– Thick petals with a distinct, white edge
– Similar flower form to the Snowridge
varieties in the Winfall miniature and Sierra™
cyclamen standard series, now available in
an intermediate size
• Earlier and more free flowering than competitive
intermediate varieties with this color pattern,
although slightly later than Laser Synchro
varieties
• Holds up well to Botrytis and heat stress – ideal
for landscape applications
• The Laser series sets the standard for high
density cyclamen production in 4 to 5” pots, now
with Snowridge colors
Wholesale availability of Laser Snowridge colors
begins November 2014
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Laser™ Snowridge Purple
Laser™ Snowridge Wine
Laser Series
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
• Classic colors and specialty patterns that
easily extend the Laser Synchro intermediate
cyclamen range
• Intermediate plants are the best choice for
high density production in 4 to 5" pots
• Versatile plants with medium-sized flowers
are perfect for peak season pot and bedding
production
• Top-quality seed with 85% germination rate
improves efficiency for plug specialists and
self-sowers alike
Laser™ Fuchsia
Laser™ Rose
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Laser Series
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
• Classic colors and specialty patterns extend the
consumer appeal of the Laser Synchro range
• Maximize retail opportunities with this
multipurpose product that can be sold as a
premium pot or landscape plant
– Long-lasting, fragrant blooms brighten
interiors of homes and are ideal for holiday
and gift-giving
– Unique, premium addition to the standard
bedding plant range for home gardens in
temperate climates
• Plentiful, long-lasting scented blooms create big
appeal at retail in best selling solid and flamed
colors
• Superior plant quality resists stretching,
extending the life on the shelf and in the garden
14
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Laser™ Mix
Laser Series
F1 Cyclamen – Intermediate
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
85%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Potted crop, gift
item, containers,
landscape
10 – 12”
10 – 12”
Upright,
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
25 – 29
weeks
10 – 12
weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
21 – 25
days
62 – 64°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See
Propagation
Tips
Not suggested
Propagation Tips
Fertilizing tips: Begin with 50 – 100ppm calcium
nitrate every 2 to 3 waterings until first true
leaves emerge, then alternate with ammonium
and calcium nitrate at 75 – 100ppm.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
Maintain cool
days, then stair
step from 65° to
58° nights
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
See Growing
On Tips.
Plant Growth
Regulator
Not suggested
Feed weekly with a nitrogen potassium ratio of 1:2,
EC of 1.5. An extra solution of potassium nitrate
with a slightly higher EC should be given every 2
weeks. When plants reach desired size, alternate
between three applications of potassium nitrate to
one potassium sulfate, at an EC of 1.5.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
4-inch
Transplant
288 plug at
8 – 10 weeks
and add 5 – 6
weeks
15 – 17 weeks
from 288, 13 –
15 weeks from
60 or 72
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
N/A
N/A
Click here for online technical guide
15
Growing On Tips
All photos are the property of Syngenta unless otherwise noted. ©2013 Syngenta: Classification: Public. Some or all of the varieties
listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: A preventive fungicide
program is encouraged; proper spacing is
necessary for tight habit and disease
prevention.
Sierra Snowridge Rose
Sierra Snowridge Scarlet
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
•
•
•
•
The popular Sierra series expands with two
more striking Snowridge colors: Rose and
Scarlet
– Both have thick, petals with distinct, white
edges
– Slightly later and slightly more compact than
the rest of the Sierra Series
Larger flower size, more central flowering and
earlier flowering than competitive standard
varieties in this color class
– Create more balanced plants with stronger
retail appeal
Hold up well to Botrytis and heat stress
Like the rest of the Sierra series, sets the
standard for economical cyclamen production in
5” or larger pots
Wholesale availability of these two new Sierra
Snowridge colors begins November 2014
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Sierra™ Snowridge Scarlet
Sierra™ Snowridge Rose
Sierra Series
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
• Well-branched, standard plants are perfect
for 5 to 6” pots grown at high density for
efficient use of greenhouse space
• Early and uniform flowering saves valuable
greenhouse time
• Large, centrally-placed flowers on wellbranched plants command premium prices
• Versatile plants perfect for peak season pot
production
• Good uniformity offers ease in scheduling,
growing, shipping, and selling
• Top-quality seed with 85% germination rate
improves efficiency for plug specialists and
self-sowers alike
Sierra™ Snowridge Purple
Sierra™ on Bench
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Sierra Series
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
• Masses of large, high quality flowers have
high-impact retail appeal
• Tightly branched, uniform plants resist
stretching and offer extended shelf life
• Long lasting, fragrant flowers in an array of
best-selling colors that fit any taste
– Draw on your customers’ senses of
sight and smell
– Brighten interiors of homes, porches
and patios alike
• Together, the Sierra and Sierra Synchro
series offer a wide assortment of highdemand colors that fit any colorscape and
design scheme
Sierra™ Flame Mix
Sierra™ Fuchsia
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Sierra Series
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
85%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Potted crop, gift
item, containers,
landscape
12 – 14"
12 – 14"
Upright,
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
26 – 30
weeks
10 – 12
weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
21 – 25
days
62 – 64°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See
Propagation
Tips
Not
suggested
Propagation Tips
Fertilizing tips: Begin with 50 – 100ppm calcium
nitrate every 2 to 3 waterings until first true
leaves emerge, then alternate with ammonium
and calcium nitrate at 75 – 100ppm.
Finished Crop Culture
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Temp. Req.
Maintain cool
days, then stair
step from 65° to
58° nights
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See Growing
On Tips.
Not
suggested
Growing On Tips
Feed weekly with a nitrogen potassium ratio of
1:2, EC of 1.5. An extra solution of potassium
nitrate with a slightly higher EC should be given
every 2 weeks. When plants reach desired size,
alternate between three applications of potassium
nitrate to one potassium sulfate, at an EC of 1.5.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
N/A
4-inch
N/A
6-inch
16 – 18
weeks
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
10-inch
baskets
N/A
Other Notes: A preventive fungicide
program is encouraged; proper spacing is
necessary for tight habit and disease
prevention.
Rainier Light Pink with Eye Imp
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
•
•
•
•
An eye-catching addition to the premium florist
quality Rainier series
– Large, salmon-pink blooms with distinct
rosy eyes gives a bicolor look
Thick flowers are held centrally, en masse, on
sturdy stems
Ideal for main winter season production and
sales
– Grows well at low temperatures and under
low light conditions
Bred specifically for production in 6” pots or
larger, Rainier makes exceptional quality pot
plants for holiday and gift giving
Wholesale availability of Rainier Light Pink with
Eye Imp begins November 2014
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Rainier™ Light Pink with Eye Imp
Rainier Series
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
• Vigorous, mounded plants, with very large
flowers, are ideal for 6" pots or larger
• Grows easily at cooler temperatures for lateseason, winter finish
• Offers uniform habit and flower timing for
easy scheduling and sales
• Well-branched plants produce masses of
centrally placed flowers
• Strong, sturdy stems hold up well in shipping
and offer long shelf life
Rainier™ White with Eye
Rainier™ Wine Flame
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Rainier Series
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
• When bigger really is better!
• Large and free-flowering plants that can
command premium prices
– Florist-grade plants meet the demands of
highest quality retailers
• Expanded range of bright, eye-catching colors
– Create interesting holiday and indoor décor
displays
• Easily upgraded with aftermarket picks, pottery
and baskets to sell at higher price points
– Earn higher mark-up values
• Long shelf-life and strong holding ability on
racks during cool sales season
– Free-flowering nature allows for longer retail
capabilities
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Rainier™ in the Landscape
Rainier Series
F1 Cyclamen – Standard
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
85%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Potted crop, gift
item, containers,
landscape
12 – 16"
12 – 16"
Upright,
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
28 – 32
weeks
10 – 12
weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
21 – 25
days
(dark
required)
62 – 64°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See
Propagation
Tips.
Not
suggested
Propagation Tips
Fertilizing tips: Begin with 50 – 100 ppm calcium
nitrate every 2 – 3 waterings until first true leaves
emerge, then alternate with ammonium and
calcium nitrate at 75 – 100ppm.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
55 – 65°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See Growing
On Tips.
Not
suggested
Feed weekly with a nitrogen potassium ratio of
1:2, EC of 1.5. An extra solution of potassium
nitrate with a slightly higher EC should be given
every two weeks. When plants reach desired size,
alternate between three applications of potassium
nitrate to one potassium sulfate, at an EC of 1.5.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
Transplant 288
plug at 8 – 10
weeks and add
5 – 6 weeks
4-inch
N/A
6-inch
18 – 20 weeks
from 288, 16 –
18 weeks from
60 or 72
10-inch
baskets
N/A
Click here for online technical guide
23
Growing On Tips
All photos are the property of Syngenta unless otherwise noted. ©2013 Syngenta: Classification: Public. Some or all of the varieties
listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: A preventive fungicide
program is encouraged, proper spacing is
necessary for tight habit and disease
prevention.
Friller Pink
F1 Cyclamen – Fringed Standard
•
•
•
•
Bright pink addition to the Friller Series
expands sales opportunities for this unique
flowering class
Friller is the earliest and most uniform
fringed flowering standard cyclamen series
on the market
Round, compact plants with many leaves
produce multitudes of brightly colored and
textured flowers
Perfectly sized for growing in 6” pots, Friller
makes a beautiful pot plant ideal for giftgiving
Wholesale availability for Friller Pink begins
November 2014
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Friller™ Pink
Friller Series
F1 Cyclamen – Fringed Standard
• The first unique, fringed-type cyclamen on the
market to fully meet the needs of the
professional grower and retail market
• True F1 hybrid vigor with uniformity and
branching for premium containers from
5 to 6.5"
• Up to three weeks faster and more uniform
than other large flowered, fringed-types on
the market
• More easily commands higher prices from
customers willing to pay for novelty traits
Friller™ Salmon
Friller™ White
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Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Friller Series
F1 Cyclamen – Fringed Standard
• Large, fringed flowers generate instant retail appeal
– Abundant, unique, frilled petals top large, tightly
mounded plants
– Most with scented flowers
• Vigorous plants fill large containers that command
premium retail prices
– Perfect as a dressed up gift pot
• Use indoors as a pot plant, or outdoors in temperate
climates
– Provides added value as a patio or mixed
container plant where the frilly blooms can be
appreciated up close
• More floriferous than other fringed varieties
– Offers long-lasting retail shelf-life
– Extended flowering for consumers creates
satisfied and repeat customers
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Friller™ Wine
Friller™ Scarlet
Friller Series
F1 Cyclamen – Fringe Standard
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
85%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Potted crop, gift
item, containers,
landscape
12 – 16"
12 – 16"
Upright,
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
28 – 32
weeks
10 – 12
weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
21 – 25
days
(dark
required)
62 – 64°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See
Propagation
Tips.
Not
suggested
Propagation Tips
Fertilizing tips: Begin with 50 – 100 ppm calcium
nitrate every 2 – 3 waterings until first true leaves
emerge, then alternate with ammonium and
calcium nitrate at 75 – 100ppm.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
Maintain cool
days, then
stair step from
65 to 58°F
nights
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
See Growing
On Tips.
Not
suggested
Feed weekly with a nitrogen potassium ratio of
1:2, EC of 1.5. An extra solution of potassium
nitrate with a slightly higher EC should be given
every two weeks. When plants reach desired size,
alternate between three applications of potassium
nitrate to one potassium sulfate, at an EC of 1.5.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
Transplant
288 plug at 8
– 10 weeks
and add 5 – 6
weeks
4-inch
N/A
6-inch
18 – 20 weeks
from 288, 16 –
18 weeks from
60 or 72
10-inch
baskets
N/A
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: A preventive fungicide
program is encouraged; proper spacing is
necessary for tight habit and disease
prevention.
Venti Parfait Crimson
F1 Dianthus chinensis
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•
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Clusters of extra-large fringed flowers with
a deep crimson-red on compact plants
create high impact early spring displays
An ideal color compliment to the bicolored
Venti Parfait Crimson Eye
Economical to produce at high densities in
packs or larger pots with minimal heating
inputs
Screened for greater tolerance to
Fusarium in the landscape to offer longer
lasting garden displays
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Venti Parfait™ Crimson
Venti Parfait Series
F1 Dianthus chinensis
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•
•
Ideal crop for early season production and
sales
Economical to grow at high densities with
minimal heating inputs
Adapts well to production in packs, but also
fills larger containers with well-branched
plants covered in stunning, ‘venti’-sized
blooms
Venti Parfait™ Crimson with Eye
Venti Parfait™ Crimson with Eye
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Venti Parfait Series
F1 Dianthus chinensis
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•
•
Covered with super-sized, sweetly scented
blooms
Gardeners will love the scent
– Incredible retail appeal that consumers
will recognize
Well-branched and vigorous habit in the
garden for extended early-season color
– Large blooms (and more of them!) for a
striking color show in the landscape
– Greater tolerance to diseases extends
garden performance
– Holds up well to early spring cool
temperatures to ensure garden center
shelf life and success in the garden
Venti Parfait™ Crimson with Eye
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Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Venti Parfait Dianthus Series
F1 Dianthus chinensis
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
85%
Raw,
pelleted
Germination
Temp Req.
1–3
days
72 - 74°F
day 1 to 3,
then lower
to 65 68°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Propagation Tips
50 – 75 ppm
Cycocel®,
Bonzi® or
Sumagic®
Dianthus are sensitive to high salts.
Supplemental lighting under low light conditions
will hasten flowering.
Finished Crop Culture
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Containers,
combinations,
mass plantings
6 – 8”
8 – 10”
Mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
12 – 15
weeks
4 – 5 weeks
Product Use
Temp. Req.
55 - 68°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
100 – 150
ppm
Cycocel®,
Bonzi® or
Sumagic®
Flowering is accelerated under long days
and high light. Can be grown cool.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
8–9
weeks
4-inch
6-inch
8–9
weeks
9 – 10
weeks
10-inch
baskets
NA
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: Facultative long-day plant
and flowers most rapidly and uniformly at
13 hours or longer day length or 4-hour
night interruption.
Big Kiss Red & Big Kiss Yellow
F1 Gazania rigens
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•
•
•
•
Two new striking colors added to the
premium Big Kiss series
New colors flower 1 week earlier than Big
Kiss White Flame and Big Kiss Yellow
Flame
The only F1 Gazania series with supersized flowers
– Bright colors up to 5” in diameter
The perfect choice for Heat Lover™ and
Season Extender programs
– Best for use in 4.5” pots to gallons
Big Kiss Red and Yellow will be sold as
separate colors only
– Will not be included in Big Kiss Mix
Big Kiss™ Red
Big Kiss™ Yellow
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or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Big Kiss Series
F1 Gazania rigens
• Offers uniform, vigorous F1 hybrid production
for 4.5” pots to gallons
– Strong plants fill pots quickly
– No PGRs needed
• Loves the heat
• Great for premium spring and summer
programs
– The perfect choice for Heat Lover and
Season Extender programs that drive
high-value sales
– Profitable crop for summer shoulder
business
Big Kiss™ Mix
Big Kiss™ Yellow Flame
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Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Big Kiss Series
F1 Gazania rigens
• Super retail appeal
– Large flowers show off bright colors
– Bright daisy-type flowers that consumers
love
• Big Kiss likes it hot!
– Extends the retail selling period
– A great choice for hot summer bench-fillers
– Drives consumers to the garden center
during off-peak sales season
• Strong plants that survive in the garden
– A great choice for hot and sunny beds
where little else with thrive
• OFFERS THE CUSTOMER A BRIGHT
SOLUTION!
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Big Kiss™ White Flame
Big Kiss Series
F1 Gazania rigens
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Small pots,
containers,
garden beds –
Heat Lover!
10 – 12”
10 – 12”
Mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
13 – 15
weeks
5 – 6 weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
4–6
days
65 – 68°F
100 – 200ppm
Not
suggested
Propagation Tips
Under high light conditions, apply an ammoniumbased feed. Under low light conditions, apply a
calcium-based fertilizer and supplemental lighting
for a 14 – 16 hour day.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
55 to 60°F
150 – 200ppm
Not
suggested
Allow media to dry down between irrigations;
provide HAF fans to allow for better
evapotranspiration and oxygen penetration to
the roots.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
N/A
4-inch
6-inch
8 – 10
weeks
9 – 11
weeks
10-inch
baskets
N/A
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: Long days, maturity and
temperature trigger flowering.
High irradiance will improve bud counts.
Kiss Frosty Mix Imp
F1 Gazania rigens
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•
•
•
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Bright colored flowers pop against silvery
foliage for a trendy, eye-catching
combination
Silver foliage provides added contrast to
heat-loving landscapes and hard-to-plant
areas
Frosty Kiss is the earliest flowering and
most uniform silver leaf gazania series on
the market
Kiss Frosty Mix reformulated to now include
recently launched Frosty Orange and Frosty
Red, along with original mix components
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Kiss™ Frost Mix Improved
Kiss Series
F1 Gazania rigens
• Nicely mounded, well-branched plants are
perfect for large packs and 4" pots
• Uniform habit and flower timing for simplified
production, even at higher densities
• Frosty, silver-leaved and deep green foliage
types offer added contrast to grower
assortments
• Perfect for Heat Lover™ programs
Kiss™ Frosty Orange
Kiss™ Rose
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or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Kiss Series
F1 Gazania rigens
• Super retail appeal
– Large flowers show off bright colors
– Bright daisy-type flowers that consumers love
• Silvery or green foliage offers added contrast on
the retail bench, garden beds or mixed containers
• Big Kiss likes it hot!
– Extends the retail selling period
– A great choice for hot summer bench-fillers
– Drives consumers to the garden center during
off-peak sales season
• Strong plants that survive in the garden
– A great choice for hot and sunny beds where
little else with thrive
• OFFERS THE CUSTOMER A BRIGHT
SOLUTION!
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Kiss™ Orange Flame
Kiss™ Yellow
Kiss Series
F1 Gazania rigens
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Large packs,
pots, containers,
garden beds –
Heat Lover!
8 – 10”
8 – 10”
Mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
13 – 15
weeks
5 – 6 weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
4–6
days
65 – 68°F
100 – 200ppm
Not
suggested
Propagation Tips
Under high light conditions, apply an ammoniumbased feed. Under low light conditions, apply a
calcium-based fertilizer and supplemental lighting
for a 14 – 16 hour day.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
55 to 60°F
150 – 200ppm
Not
suggested
Allow media to dry down between
irrigations; provide HAF fans to allow for
better evapotranspiration and oxygen
penetration to the roots.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
7–9
weeks
4-inch
6-inch
8 – 10
weeks
9 – 11
weeks
10-inch
baskets
N/A
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: Long days, maturity and
temperature trigger flowering.
High irradiance will improve bud counts.
Multibloom Red Imp
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
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•
•
Best-selling dwarf geranium improved for:
– Earlier flowering to better match the
Multibloom series
– Better garden vigor to provide
consumers with longer lasting summer
color
Compact plants are best suited for
production in packs or small pots
As the name implies, plants are covered in
masses of small flowers unlike any other
geranium on the market
Multibloom™ Red Imp
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Multibloom Series
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
• Fast cropping - move it in, move it out
– Extra early flowering; no other geranium
blooms as quickly
• Extra compact plants - easy to finish and ship in
jumbo packs and 4" pots
– No PGRs required
– Small plants are perfect for high density
production and efficient shipping on racks
• The name says it all - Multibloom!
– Incredible bloom power
– 15–20 flower stems per plant
• Wide color range makes it easy to fill all retail
orders
• Outstanding seed quality with 90% germination to
meet the efficiency demands of self-sowers and
plug specialists alike
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Multibloom™ Lavender
Multibloom™ Pink
Multibloom Series
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
• Reliable, extra-early flowering is great for
early-season retail promotions
• Economical to produce in large packs for
value-priced retail promotions
• Creates huge color at retail, with 15-20 flower
stems per plant
– Masses of color drive impulse sales at
retail
– Great for small garden spaces and mixed
containers
• Deep green foliage with dark zones creates
healthy looking displays in a wide range of
colors
• Self-cleaning flower heads make plants low
maintenance for the consumer
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Multibloom™ Capri
Multibloom Series
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Coated
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Packs, pots,
containers, mass
plantings
10 – 12"
10 – 12"
Upright
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
11 – 12
weeks
4 – 5 weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
1–3
days
73°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Alternate with
calcium-based
and ammonium
nitrate at 50 –
75 ppm
Cycocel®
Propagation Tips
Phosphorus not to exceed 10 ppm, ammonium
levels not to exceed 5 ppm to prevent stretch. HAF
fans help to dry media allowing better oxygen
penetration to the roots.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Growing On Tips
60 - 65°F
Nights, 70 75° Days –
ADT 67°F
200 ppm,
calcium-based
fertilizer
Cycocel,
Bonzi®,
B-Nine®
Under short day, low light conditions,
supplemental lighting can be beneficial.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
6–7
weeks
4-inch
6–8
weeks
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
N/A
N/A
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: Multibloom is slightly
different than typical geraniums. It will set
bud in 6 – 7 weeks from sowing, so it is
necessary to keep Multibloom actively
growing and without stress.
Pinto Premium Lavender Rose
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
•
•
•
Large, rosy flowers with an undertone of
lavender
– Although smaller in stature, similar in
color to Calliope® Lavender Rose
vegetative hybrid geranium
New color that joins the number one selling
seed geranium in the world, Pinto Premium
– Early flowering
– Versatile habit
– Unprecedented uniformity
A perfect addition to spring bedding plant
promotions where color sells!
Pinto™ Premium Lavender Rose
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Pinto Premium Series
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
• Ideal for high-density production in 4” pots but
equally adaptable for use in jumbo packs
• Well-branched plant structure requires fewer
growth regulators
• Early and free-flowering with large round
flower heads
– Uniform flowering within and across
colors
– Simplified scheduling and bench-run
production
– Short flower stems make shipping easy
and efficient
• Outstanding seed quality with 90%
germination meets the efficiency demands of
self-sowers and plug specialists alike
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Pinto™ Premium Deep Red
Pinto™ Premium Salmon
Pinto Premium Series
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
• Premium looking plants can be offered at
multiple price points in small to large pots
– Delivers bright, reliable color for major
spring retail promotions
– Showy plants create long-lasting
colorful displays
– Wide array of vivid, best-selling solid
and novelty colors with high-quality
blooms
• Premium habit and vigor shows at retail
and quickly establishes in the landscape
– Strong landscape vigor holds up to
extremes
– A low maintenance garden favorite, with
self-cleaning flower heads
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Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Pinto™ Premium Violet
Pinto™ Premium White to Rose
Pinto Premium Series
F1 Pelargonium x hortorum - Geranium
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Coated
Product Use
Garden
Height
Germination
Temp Req.
1–3
days
73°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Alternate with
calcium-based
and ammonium
nitrate at 50 –
75 ppm
Plant Growth
Regulator
Propagation Tips
Phosphorus should not to exceed 10 ppm,
ammonium levels not to exceed 5 ppm to prevent
stretch. HAF fans help to dry media allowing
better oxygen penetration to the roots.
Cycocel®
Finished Crop Culture
Garden Width
Habit
Upright
Pots, containers,
mass plantings
14 – 16”
Classic
13 – 15”
Premium
12 – 14"
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
12 – 15
weeks
4 – 5 weeks
Temp. Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Growing On Tips
60 - 65°F
Night, 70°
Day – ADT
67°F
200 ppm,
calciumbased
fertilizer
Cycocel,
Bonzi®,
B-Nine®
Crop time is reduced under higher daily
light integrals. For fastest flowering,
maintain a minimum DLI of 15 mols per
day.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
7–9
weeks
4-inch
6-inch
7 – 10
weeks
10 – 12
weeks
10-inch
baskets
N/A
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listed herein may be protected under one or more of the following: Plant Variety Protection, United States Plant Patents, Utility
Patents, and/or Plant Breeders’ Rights and may not be propagated or reproduced without authorization. The trademarks displayed
or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: Geraniums prefer a slightly
high pH. Maintain pH at 6.2-6.5 to prevent
micro nutrient toxicity or deficiency. EC
levels should be kept low at 1.2 to 1.5 for
strong roots.
Florific Orange
F1 Impatiens hawkeri
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•
•
Bright orange, core color addition to the
Florific Series
Extra large, premium quality flowers are
held on top of the foliage for high color
impact at retail and in the home garden
Compact, branching plants match the series
well and are ideally suited for large packs
and 4” pots
Florfic™ Orange
NOTE: 2014 introduction still pending final results of
seed production trials known in January 2014
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Florific Sweet Orange
F1 Impatiens hawkeri
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Unique salmon and orange bicolor flowers
held on top of bronze-green foliage
– Fantastic retail and consumer appeal
– A color breakthrough in New Guinea
Impatiens from seed!
Extremely free-flowering with extra large,
premium quality flowers
Compact, branching plants are perfect for
large packs and 4” pots
Strong garden vigor provides season-long
enjoyment
Florific™ Sweet Orange
NOTE: 2013 All America Selections Holdover
Florific Sweet Orange was recently honored as an
All America Selections 2013 Holdover.
It is expected to become available for full
commercial sales in January 2014, once seed
production trials are completed.
Florific™ Sweet Orange
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Florific Series
F1 Impatiens hawkeri
Florific™ White (Left) and
Divine™ White (Right)
Florific™ Red (Left) and
Divine™ Cherry Red (Right)
Florific™ Red
Florific™ Lavender (Left) and
Divine ™ Lavender (Right)
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Florific™ Violet (Left) and
Divine™ Violet (Right)
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Florific Series
F1 Impatiens hawkeri
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The best alternative to Impatiens walleriana for large premium
shade packs and 4” pots
– More economical to produce than other seed or cutting
New Guinea Impatiens varieties
– Strong tolerance to Impatiens Downy Mildew
Fast crop timing!
– Similar crop timing, sow to finish, as vegetative unrooted
cutting varieties
– Faster and more uniform to finish than other competing
seed varieties
– Tolerates lower production temperatures than traditional
New Guinea Impatiens
Ideally suited for high density production
– Better branching and more compact than other seed or
vegetative varieties
– No pinch and fewer PGRs required
Superior quality finished plants
– Very well branched with strong vigor
– Large premium flowers held above the foliage
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Florific™ White
Florific™ Red
Florific Series
F1 Impatiens hawkeri
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The best retail alternative to Impatiens walleriana where
Impatiens Downy Mildew (IDM) exists in the landscape
– Perfectly proportioned for large packs and small pots
targeted for landscape use
– Allows for multiple price points at retail to meet
demand for alternate shade crops
– Large, striking flowers, familiar to consumers, will
drive retail sales
The best garden alternative to I. walleriana where IDM
exists in the landscape
– Thrives all season in most shady and partial shade
garden settings despite the presence of IDM
– Provides bright winter color in regions with
temperate climates
– Well-branched, low maintenance plants stay tidy in
the garden
Florific™ Lavender
Florific™ White
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Florific Series
F1 Impatiens hawkeri
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Shady garden
beds, borders
and container
plantings
8 – 12"
12 – 14"
Upright,
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
12.5 – 15
weeks
5 weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
5 – 7 days
(72 – 78°F
soil temp)
70 – 75°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
50 – 100
ppm calcium
nitrate based
fert
Not
recommended
Propagation Tips
Covering seeds with coarse vermiculite will help
maintain moisture levels. Do not allow plugs to
become root bound.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
65 – 80°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
100 – 150
ppm calcium
nitrate based
fertilizer
Bonzi®
Stretching will occur under high fertility and
when over irrigated. PGRs may not be
needed if grown in 4.5-inch or larger
containers. Do not pinch.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
7.5 – 9
weeks
4-inch
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
8–9
weeks
9 – 10
weeks
9 – 10
weeks
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Other Notes: Provide shading if light levels
exceed 4,000 fc. Although crop time will
increase, Florific™ Series can also be grown at
night temperatures as low as 55 °F. This is far
lower than temperatures recommended for
traditional New Guinea Impatiens from seed or
cutting. High resistant to Impatiens
Downy Mildew.
Accent Premium Orange Star Imp
F1 Impatiens walleriana
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Improved for more consistent bicolor pattern
and improved reliability of seed supply
Bright, orange and white bicolor flowers make
cheerful retail displays and enliven shady
gardens
Known for its exceptional billowy plant habit,
Accent Premium is ideal for large packs, pots,
and premium upgraded containers
– Well-branched plants increase the amount
of color displayed at all stages – at retail
and continually in the garden
– Quickly fills pots and garden beds for
premium quality finished plants
– Larger flowers than other compact bedding
Impatiens
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Accent™ Premium Orange Star Imp
Accent Premium Series
F1 Impatiens walleriana
• Reliable 95+% germination
– Saves money with more useable plants for
transplanting
• Improved uniformity in flowering and habit for
easier planning and production
• Excellent branching habit fills pots and baskets
faster than compact varieties
– Increased branching equals more color all
over plants
• Large flowers hold up to PGRs without shrinking
• Strong vigor withstands cooler temperatures
and other environmental stresses
• Wide range of the most important impatiens
colors
• Simplify! Versatile choice for a variety of
container sizes or when last-minute adjustments
to market conditions are needed
Accent™ Premium Deep Orange
Accent™ Premium Bright Eye
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Accent Premium Series
F1 Impatiens walleriana
• Large flowers and well-branched plants stand out in the
garden center and in the home garden
• Flowers held above the foliage for a more colorful
display
– Large billowy plants with a premium look
• Better, more uniform branching means more flowers all
over plants, not just on top
– Maximum color impact
– More uniform habit than market competitors that
holds on racks at retail, looking great longer
• Perfect for high-end, trendy pots and mixed container
plantings
• Strong vigor to handle environmental stresses
– Great garden performance in hot or cool regions
around the country
– Adapts well to a range of growing conditions and
stresses
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Accent™ Premium Violet Star
Accent™ Premium White
Impatiens and Downy Mildew
As a market leader in Impatiens and greenhouse
chemistry, Syngenta is equipped to provide the most
reliable and relevant information regarding Impatiens
Downy Mildew and how it affects you
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Description
Impatiens Downy Mildew
Presentation
Information regarding background,
symptoms, cultural best practices and
prevention tips
Bedding Impatiens Landscape
Substitutions
Smart solutions on substitution crops
for impatiens in the landscape
Impatiens Downy Mildew: A
Practical Approach for Landscape
Gardeners
A summary of how landscape
businesses can help to manage IDM
proactively
Impatiens Disease Prevention
Schedule including Downy Mildew
Suggestions for the US and European
market for culture and chemistry
rotation for the treatment and
prevention of IDM
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Impatiens Downy Mildew:
The Sky Is Not Falling
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Accent Premium Series
F1 Impatiens walleriana
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
95%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Packs,
containers,
hanging baskets,
mass plantings
8 – 10"
8 – 10"
Mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
Packs
4-inch
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
9 –10
weeks
4 – 5 weeks
5 – 6 weeks
6 – 7 weeks
7 – 8 weeks
9 – 10 weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
3 to 5 days
72 – 75 °F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Begin at 25 – 75
with calciumbased, then
increase to 75 –
100 with potassium
and calcium nitrate
B-Nine®, Bonzi®
Propagation Tips
Minimal fertilizer and proper water management
will keep impatiens compact and promote
flowering. Avoid phosphorus. PGRs can help to
tone crop under high temp and light conditions.
Keep EC below 1.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
60 – 65 °F
Night,
70 – 75 °F Day,
67 °F ADT
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
75 – 100
every 2 to 3
waterings
w/calciumbased fert.
B-Nine®,
Bonzi®,
Sumagic®;
culture habits
best
Careful management of water, light and
fertilizer will help control growth without the
need for PGRs. Provide HAF for air
circulation.
Finished Pot Timing
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Other Notes: Applications of potassium
nitrate and B-Nine 1 to 2 weeks prior to
shipping will enhance post-harvest quality.
Delta Premium Deep Blue
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
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One of the deepest blue flowers on the
market, Delta Premium Deep Blue is so
dark the blotch is nearly impossible to spot!
Delta Premium is the world’s most trusted
pansy
– Sets the industry standard in series
uniformity, quality habit and earliness
– The perfect choice for either fall or
spring pack production
Unique compact plant build is stretch
resistant
– Finish with fewer PGRs
– Excellent holding ability for retail
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Delta™ Premium
Deep Blue
Delta Premium Neon Violet Imp
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
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Special novelty color, Neon Violet is more
free-flowering, with enhanced uniformity
from plant to plant
Delta Premium is the world’s most trusted
pansy, period!
– Sets the industry standard in series
uniformity, quality habit and earliness
– The perfect choice for either fall or
spring pack production
Unique compact plant build is stretch
resistant
– Finish with fewer PGRs
– Excellent holding ability for retail
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Delta™ Premium Neon Violet Imp
Delta Premium Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
• The world leader in pansy for a reason!
– The target for other breeding programs
– All other pansies are measured against Delta!
• Industry standard for earliness and uniformity in all regions
of the U.S. and globally
– Extremely uniform, well-branched series that fills the
flat before flowering for a more quality finish
– Compact habit that resists stretch in hot summer
production
• Simpler management with less need for PGRs
– Great for fall and spring pansy production
• Earlier to flower, with a very narrow, uniform flowering
window among all colors, even under short days
– No need to bother with a spring and a fall series
• Available in almost every color of the rainbow with a
specialty formulation mix for everyone
• Outstanding seed quality with minimum germination of
90%, but often delivered at 95% or higher
Delta™ Premium Marina
Delta™ Premium Gold with Blotch
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Delta Premium Pansy
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
• Delta Premium sets the retail standard with a compact, modern
habit and unmatched series uniformity
• Best-in-class genetics proven year after year
– #1 selling pansy globally for a reason
• Any region, any season – Delta Does It All!
– Provides success for spring and fall
– Plants over winter and rebound from severe weather for
superior outdoor performance in all climates
• Produces masses of large, upward-facing blooms, held just
above the foliage that have great retail appeal
• Plants fill flats and pots completely for a premium appearance,
with no soil showing at retail
• Holds longer on the retail bench to cut losses significantly
– Special, non-stretching habit
– Selected for their flower petal quality, Delta holds well on
retail shelves even during inclement weather
• Delta provides a huge array of perfectly matched and uniform
color mixes, including many Scrumptious Blends™ mixes
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Delta™ Premium Pure White
Delta Premium Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large-Flowered
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Raw,
primed
Germination
Temp Req.
2–4
days
65 − 68°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
50 – 150
calciumbased fert.
B-Nine®, ARest®
Propagation Tips
Covering seed with a light layer of course grade
vermiculite will help maintain moisture levels for
optimum germination.
Finished Crop Culture
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Packs, pots,
containers, mass
plantings
6 – 8"
6 – 8"
Mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
Fall:
10 – 12 weeks
Spring:
12 – 14 weeks
5 – 6 weeks
Product Use
Temp. Req.
68°F or lower
Days: 59°F or
lower Nights will
promote hardy
plants, but
increase crop time
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Growing On Tips
100 – 150
calciumbased fert.
B-Nine®, ARest®, and
(-DIF)
During cool weather, ammonium-based
feed may encourage root rot.
Supplemental lighting can enhance shoot
growth under low light.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
4–5
weeks
4-inch
5–6
weeks
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
N/A
N/A
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Other Notes: A B-Nine spray and
potassium nitrate application one to two
weeks prior to shipping can enhance postharvest quality.
Karma Blue Sun
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
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New novelty color addition to the
landscaper’s pansy series of choice –
Karma
Deep purple wings with varying shades of
blue and yellow faces atop robust,
powerful plants
– Larger flowers than competitor’s
similarly colored selections
– Suited for fall and spring pansy
production in packs and pots
Karma hosts vigorous plants with equally
mighty roots
– Establishes quickly in the landscape
for superior performance in the garden
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Karma™ Blue Sun
Karma Rose with Blotch
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
•
Improved controlled growth habit
– Flower color and durability
– Longer shelf life
– Keeps compact habit
– Flowers last longer
Karma™ Rose with Blotch
Karma™ Rose with Blotch
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Karma Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
• Excellent fall and spring flowering pansy
when a little extra vigor is needed
– Karma fills packs and pots easily
– Establishes big plants prior to first flower
for more premium production
• Dependable, large-flowered series with a
large color range, including many unique and
interesting shades
– Seasonal selections of colors for all
grower needs
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Karma™ Fire
Karma Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
• Appealing large-flowered pansies customers
crave!
• Robust plants cover more ground in the
garden
– Strong root systems establish quickly for
proven garden vigor and superior
overwintering in many regions
• Unique color range in many seasonal
selections
– Solids, blotched-types and designer
bicolors in multiple shades
• Strong, sturdy and free-flowering plants that
customers will recognize for their quality
Karma™ Strawberry Cream
Karma™ Violet with Face
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Karma Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Large Flowered
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Raw,
primed
Germination
Temp Req.
2–4
days
65 - 68°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
50 – 150
calciumbased fert.
B-Nine®, ARest®
Propagation Tips
Covering seed with a light layer of course grade
vermiculite will help maintain moisture levels for
optimum germination.
Finished Crop Culture
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Packs, pots,
containers, mass
plantings
6 – 8"
6 – 8"
Mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
Fall:
10 – 12 weeks
Spring:
12 – 14 weeks
5 – 6 weeks
Product Use
Temp. Req.
68°F or lower
Days: 59°F or
lower. Nights will
promote hardy
plants, but
increase crop time
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Growing On Tips
100 – 150
calciumbased fert.
B-Nine®, ARest®, and
(-DIF)
During cool weather, ammonium-based
feed may encourage root rot.
Supplemental lighting can enhance shoot
growth under low light.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
4–5
weeks
4-inch
5–6
weeks
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
N/A
N/A
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or otherwise used herein are trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company.
Other Notes: A B-Nine spray and
potassium nitrate application one to two
weeks prior to shipping can enhance postharvest quality.
Mariposa Blue with Blotch Imp
Mariposa Peach Shades Imp
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Medium Flowered
•
•
•
•
•
Improvements to the multiflora of pansy –
Mariposa is as floriferous as they come!
Blue with Blotch has been improved for a
better ability to hold in the pack
Peach Shades has a more manageable,
less-stretching habit with a brighter punch of
color when compared to the old Skyline
Copperfield
Great spring or fall pansy with a multitude of
flowers in many core colors and unique
shades
Overwintering performance you can trust
Mariposa™ Blue with Blotch Imp
Mariposa™ Peach Shades Imp
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Mariposa Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Medium Flowered
• Extremely free-flowering Mariposa is the
multiflora of pansy
• Great for spring and fall production
• Fits easily into packs and fills pots quickly
– Mariposa provides a well-branched,
stretch-resistant plant for premium
finishing
Mariposa™ Orange with Blotch
Mariposa™ Red with Wing
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Mariposa Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Medium Flowered
• Mariposa has many unique patterns and
colors that appeal to the impulse shopper
– Quicker sell-through with high-impact
displays
• The Multiflora of pansy! Plants are covered
in blooms in the pot and in the garden
• Robust root systems enhance overwintering
performance and establish plants quickly in
the garden
Mariposa™ Marina
Mariposa™ Yellow with Blotch
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Mariposa Series
F1 Viola wittrockiana – Medium Flowered
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Raw,
primed
Germination
Temp Req.
2–4
days
65 - 68°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
50 – 150
calciumbased fert.
B-Nine®, ARest®
Propagation Tips
Covering seed with a light layer of course grade
vermiculite will help maintain moisture levels for
optimum germination.
Finished Crop Culture
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Packs, pots,
containers, mass
plantings
6 – 8"
6 – 8"
Mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
Fall:
10 – 12 weeks
Spring:
12 – 14 weeks
5 – 6 weeks
Product Use
Temp. Req.
68°F or lower
Days: 59°F or
lower. Nights will
promote hardy
plants, but
increase crop time
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
Growing On Tips
100 – 150
calciumbased fert.
B-Nine®, ARest®, and
(-DIF)
During cool weather, ammonium-based
feed may encourage root rot.
Supplemental lighting can enhance shoot
growth under low light.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
4–5
weeks
4-inch
5–6
weeks
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
N/A
N/A
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Other Notes: A B-Nine spray and
potassium nitrate application one to two
weeks prior to shipping can enhance postharvest quality.
Ramblin’ Amethyst Petunia
F1 Petunia hybrida – Trailing
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Designer jewel-toned color selection added to
the award-winning Ramblin’ series
– Deep purple veins with soft lavender
petals match well with other components
for premium seed combination recipes
– Great for either premium or basic sku’s
for petunia at retail
Incredible value in trailing petunia
– Earliness and mounded, controlled vigor
for a premium finish
– Easy to produce in time for key spring
sales dates
– Provides ease in growing, selling and
exceptional value for the home gardener
Ramblin’™ Amethyst
Ramblin’™ Amethyst
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Ramblin’ Series
F1 Petunia hybrida – Trailing
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More affordable and profitable than
competitor’s series!
Increased uniformity from color to color
Earlier and easier to manage, requiring fewer
PGRs and bench space
Strong garden vigor but easily fits a range of
pot and pack programs
– Large packs for landscape use
– Pots, baskets and larger containers for
porches and patios
Fits an easy Syngenta rotation:
– Plush® for the earliest season sales
– Ramblin’ for mid-to-late season turns,
larger containers or where a little extra
vigor is required
– Any pot, any program
Color all over rounded, well-proportioned
plants without legginess or bald-spots!
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Ramblin’™ Burgundy Chrome
Ramblin’™ Lavender
Ramblin’ Series
F1 Petunia hybrida – Trailing
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Ramblin’ offers more efficient production and
flexibility in marketing
– Drives more profitable retail programs
Available in a broad range of essential and
exciting novelty colors to meet consumer
demand
Vigorous, mounded plants fill garden beds and
container plantings that create satisfied, repeat
customers
Flexible plant habit can be offered in a wide
range of containers at different price points
Consistent reliable color for retail programs
– Early flowering ensures product is ready for
early to late season sales
– Color on the plants and all over the plants,
right where it belongs, to drive retail sales!
Extremely free flowering offering season-long
color
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Ramblin’™ Violet
Ramblin’™ Red
Ramblin’ Series
F1 Petunia hybrida - Trailing
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
90%
Raw,
pelleted
Germination
Temp Req.
3 – 5 days
(light
required )
65 –
68°F,
reducing
to 59°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Begin at 50,
increasing to 100
– 150 High Light:
ammonium
based, Low Light:
calcium-based
Plant Growth
Regulator
Propagation Tips
B-Nine®, Bonzi®
Under low light extended days, feed only with
calcium-based fertilizer.
Finished Crop Culture
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Pots, containers,
hanging baskets,
mass plantings,
retaining walls
10 – 14"
30 – 36”
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
10 – 12
weeks
4 – 5 weeks
Product Use
Habit
Trailing/
Spreading
Temp. Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
55 – 75°F;
After flower
initiation, can
lower to 50°F
100 – 200;
High Light:
ammonium
based, Low
Light: calcium
based
Plant Growth
Regulator
B-Nine®,
Bonzi®,
Sumagic®
Under short day, low light conditions,
supplemental lighting can be beneficial.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
NA
4-inch
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
5–6
weeks
5–6
weeks
7–8
weeks
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Other Notes: Facultative long-day plant
and flowers most rapidly and uniformly at
13 hours or longer day length or 4-hour
night interruption.
Primera White Imp
F1 Primula acaulis
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Improved with a larger, clearer white flower
with sets of rounder, smaller leaves
Primera is the best choice for the earliest
season primula sales from early fall through
winter
Use for profitable gift pot sales or durable
landscape applications that last
Primera™ White Imp
Primera™ White Imp
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Primera Series
F1 Primula acaulis
• The best series for early fall and winter sales
– Capture the first sales of the season
• Bred for early-season production
– Extra-early flowering and overall series
uniformity
– Minimal cool temperatures required to
initiate flowering
– Grower friendly in southern regions
• Primed seed offers a faster, more uniform
rate of emergence
– Higher % of useable seedlings with better
overall vigor
Primera™ Carmine
Primera™ Yellow
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Primera Series
F1 Primula acaulis
• Set the trend of the selling season with the
first primula series to hit the retail bench
• Delight customers with a premium product
that will encourage repeat sales
– Beefy plant habit with strong, rounded
green leaves
– Large colorful blooms
– Wide range of bright and cheery colors
• Makes a great bedding plant and also a
thoughtful gift item
Primera™ Lavender Shades
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Primera Series
F1 Primula acaulis
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
80%
Raw,
primed
Germination
Temp Req.
8 – 10
days
64 – 68°F
then
60 – 62°F to
prevent
stretch
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
50 ppm after
cotyledon
expansion
N/A
Propagation Tips
Cover with a light layer of course grade
vermiculite to maintain moisture levels during
germination
Finished Crop Culture
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Pots, garden
beds, borders,
gift item
5 – 6"
5 – 6"
Small
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
19 – 21
weeks
6 – 7 weeks
Product Use
Temp. Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
60 – 68°F,
then lower to
50 – 60°F
100 – 150
ppm nitrate
based
B-Nine®
Once roots have reached the edge of the
pot (8 – 9 leaves), lower temps to 50 –
55°F. Do not allow light levels to exceed
3,500 f.c. or leaf scorch may occur.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
N/A
4-inch
13 – 14
weeks
6-inch
10-inch
baskets
N/A
N/A
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Other Notes: During cool and cloudy
weather, use low ammonium levels to
avoid excessive vegetative growth and root
rot problems.
Maché White Imp
F1 Ranunculus asiaticus
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An earlier, more paper-white bloom adds an
important improvement to this profitable
early spring crop
Also improved for overall vigor with thinner,
more dissected leaves that fill pots easily for
a refined look
A great spring crop to capture premium,
profitable sales that customers can’t resist
– Large double blooms are a great signal
that the spring selling season has
begun!
Well suited for 4.5”, 6” pots and gallons in
many colors that all gardeners love
Maché™ White Imp
Maché™ White Imp
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Maché Series
F1 Ranunculus asiaticus
• Higher germination and strong, uniform seed
vigor give growers more usable plants than
the closest competition
• Beautiful plants are perfectly suited for 4.5 to
6" premium pots that generate higher value
sales
• Very responsive to Bonzi® for lower PGR
input costs and more efficient production
• Improved uniformity among colors in the
series offers easier scheduling and growing
• Saves energy costs — cool growing
temperatures provide optimal finished-quality
plants
Maché™ Red
Maché™ Purple
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Maché Series
F1 Ranunculus asiaticus
• Stimulate early spring sales with this free-flowering
beauty
• The ultimate in consumer appeal and premium
impulse sales
– Display right next to the cash register – cha-ching!
– Offers the opportunity for premium prices at a time
when consumers are hungry for garden color
– Provides show-stopping color in pots or mixed spring
containers
– Maché features brighter, clearer colors than its
competition
Maché™Bicolor Mix
• Recognized as an official start to spring —
ranunculus are some of the best early spring
garden performers
– Classic, fully double blooms in bright, spring-like
colors welcome gardening season country-wide
• Provide splashes of color and elegance in garden
beds and in containers on porches and patios
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Maché™ Rose
Maché Series
F1 Ranunculus asiaticus
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
80%
Raw,
pelleted
Germination
Temp Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
14 – 21
days
50 – 55°F
60 – 75
B-Nine® if
suboptimal
conditions
provided
Propagation Tips
Early morning — DIF after germination stage will
increase seeding quality.
Finished Crop Culture
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Potted crop,
containers,
landscape
12 – 16"
10 – 12"
Upright
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
21 – 24
weeks
8 – 10
weeks
Product Use
Temp. Req.
Maintain low
temps below
58°F
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
100 – 150
Plant Growth
Regulator
B-Nine when
buds visible in
crown, and
when flower
stems are 2"
in length
Bulk plants under short days. Once roots have
reached the edge of the pot, lower temps to 50 –
55°F. Temps above 68°F may reduce vegetative
growth and speed up flowering.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
N/A
4-inch
12 – 15
weeks
6-inch
13 – 16
weeks
10-inch
baskets
N/A
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Other Notes: Ranunculus is traditionally
sown in August/September for
January/February sales. Additional crops
can be sown in September/October for
March/April sales.
SunStorm Purple Imp
Catharanthus roseus
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Finally, a purple that meets the standards of a
professional OP vinca series!
A great core color that adds to the uniformity
and vigor to the valuable SunStorm series
Solid purple petals with a striking white eye
Compact, well-branched plants are ideal for
high-density pack production
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SunStorm® Purple Imp
SunStorm Series
Catharanthus roseus
• Compact branching habit requires little-to-no
PGRs
– Ideal for packs and small pots
• Early flowering across the series for easy
production and planning
– Fast bench-run production and simplified
shipping in all regions
• Low input costs for profitable high-density
production
SunStorm® Apricot
SunStorm® White with Eye
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SunStorm Series
Catharanthus roseus
• High-quality flowers give a premium
appearance, even when sold in packs and
small pots
• A wide range of colors for stunning retail
displays that stimulate impulse sales
– Free-flowering plants are loaded with
color
• Compact, well-branched plants that resist
stretching
– Long shelf life maximizes profitability
– Perfect for low borders in full-sun
plantings that fill out in the garden
• Heat-loving plants extend the retail sales
season into the summer months
SunStorm® Violet with Eye
SunStorm® Blush
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SunStorm Series
Catharanthus roseus / vinca
Plug Production Culture
Min Germ %
Seed Form
85%
Raw
Product Use
Garden
Height
Garden Width
Habit
Packs, small
pots, containers,
plantings, Heat
Lover!
8 – 10"
10 – 12"
Upright,
mounding
Media
Suggestions
Total Crop
Timing
Plug Timing
(288 Tray)
3:1 peat to
perlite mix
10 – 14
weeks
5 – 7 weeks
Germination
Temp Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
7–8
days
76 – 78°F
75 – 125ppm
Plant Growth
Regulator
B-Nine®, ARest®
Propagation Tips
Recommended pH range for Vinca is 5.5 to 5.8 to
reduce the incidence of Thielaviopsis. Monitor pH
frequently as Vinca will naturally raise the soil pH by as
much as 0.5 – 1 unit. Keep EC <0.5 – 0.75 during plug
stages to avoid root damage.
Finished Crop Culture
Temp. Req.
Fert. Rate
(ppm N)
Plant Growth
Regulator
75 − 78°F
100 – 175ppm
B-Nine®, ARest®
Recommended EC range is 1.7 – 2.0.
Preventive fungicide may be applied for soilborne diseases. Monitor soil moisture levels
closely to avoid disease outbreaks. Bonzi®
PGR sprays may cause phytotoxicity.
Finished Pot Timing
Packs
4–6
weeks
4-inch
6-inch
5–8
weeks
6–8
weeks
10-inch
baskets
N/A
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Other Notes: Vinca is a day-neutral plant;
high irradiance and temperatures higher
than 75°F will enhance flowering. PGR and
fertilizer application prior to shipping will
enhance post-harvest quality.
Any Questions?
Thanks!
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