Lofos® Lophospermum

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Plant Info

Lofos® is a lophospermum, a vigorous trailing and climbing plant with deep wine red and cream blooms which are self cleaning. Blooms are trumpet shape and are held up well to the eye Growth is vigorous and it blooms throughout the growing season Lofos® makes an excellent hanging basket plant and a patio container plant.

Lofos® Lophospermum Habit

Trailing/climbing habit
Height: Length 1-2 feet from top to bottom
Ideal in hanging baskets

Outstanding Characteristics

Significantly more compact
Easier to handle
Earlier to bloom

Application

Hanging baskets, 1-gallon & 5- gallon containers


Production

Media Well drained peat/perlite mix recommended
Soil pH 6.0-6.5
Fertilizer Constant feed 200 ppm with a complete water-soluble fertilizer
Light High-moderate
Water Best when kept on slightly dry side(avoid wilt)
Growing Climate Day: 65-75℉ Night: 55-60℉
Timing 4” pot(1 liner) 4-6 weeks, 1-gallon pot(2 liners) 8-9 weeks, 10” pot(3 liners) 10-12 weeks
Pinch Back 4” pot(1-2 pinches), 1-gallon pot(1-2 pinches), 10” pot(2-3 pinches). Plants can be trained to climb wire hanger instead of pinch.
Pests Thrips, mites, aphids, whiteflies, snails, slugs
Disease Control Broad spectrum fungicidal drench recommended after planting
PGR Application None required
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