Lofos® Compact Lophospermum

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Plant Info

Lofos® Compact 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® Compact Habit

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

Outstanding Characteristics

Vigorous growth
Blooms throughout the growing
season
Blooms all around the plant

Application

Hanging baskets, 1-gal. and 5-gal.
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(1liner) 4-6 weeks, 1-gallon(2 liners) 8-9 weeks, 10″ pot(3 liners) 10-12 weeks
Pinch Back 4″ pot(1-2 pinches), 1-gallon(1-2 pinches), 10″ pot(2-3 pinches)
Pests Thrips, mites, aphids, whiteflies, snails, slugs
Disease Control Broad spectrum fungicidal drench recommended after planting
PGR Application None required