Desana® Ipomoea

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Plant Info

Desana® is a brand name given to a group of Ipomoeas which all have a compact habit and make excellent combination plantings. Desana® is very heat and humidity tolerant and all varieties have showy foliage

Desana® Ipomoea Habit

Trailing/Semi-mounding
Spread: 18” – 42”

Outstanding Characteristics

Compact habit, short internodes
Heat and humidity tolerant
Showy foliage
Surprising 4-inch and 6-inch finished product

Application

Hanging baskets, combinations, potted containers, window boxes & bedding.



Production

Media Well drained peat/perlite mix recommended
Soil pH 6.0-6.5
Fertilizer Constant feed 100-200 ppm with a complete water-soluble fertilizer.
Light High-moderate
Water Maintain moderately moist soil
Growing Climate Day: 72-80℉ Night: 55-65℉
Timing 4″pot(1 liner) 4-5 weeks 6″pot(1 liner) 6-8 weeks 10″basket(3 liners) 10-12 weeks
Pinch Back 4″pot(no pinching) 6″pot(no pinching) 10″basket(2-3 pinches)
Pests Whiteflies, aphids, mites
Disease Control Broad spectrum fungicidal drench recommended after planting
PGR Application None required