2021 Syngenta Flowers & Beekenkamp Poinsettias | NA

2021 Poinsettias

Candy ™ Cinnamon at Heimos-Millstadt, Millstadt, IL

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Table of Contents

AWA R D W I N N E R

H E AT T O L E R A N T

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T O P V A R I E T I E S B Y R E G I O N

Region

Page

Top Varieties by Region

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T O P V A R I E T I E S B Y R E G I O N—N O R T H & M I D R E G I O N

Top Red Draco ™ Red

Top Red Mirage ™ Red

S Y N G E N T A Find on Page 31

S Y N G E N T A Find on Page 18

Top Red Astro ™ Red B E E K E N K A M P Find on Page 10

Top Novelty Superba ™ New Glitter L A Z Z E R I Find on Page 22

North Mid Region Deep South South

Astro ™ Red

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T O P V A R I E T I E S B Y R E G I O N—N O R T H & M I D R E G I O N

North & Mid Region

Blackcloth Response (weeks)

High Density Spacing

Variety Number

Season Timing

Pot Size (inches)

Variety

Page

Breeder

Vigor

Orion ™ Early Red

9 70003585 Syngenta Flowers Very Early

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Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

Robyn ™ Red

9 70088853 Beekenkamp Very Early

7

Compact–Medium •

Mini, 4, 6, 8

Aries ™ Red

10 70088851 Beekenkamp

Early

7.5

Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

Astro ™ Red

10 70088852 Beekenkamp

Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6

Mirage ™ Red

18 70067488 Syngenta Flowers Early–Mid

8

Compact–Medium •

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Leona ™ Red

24 70088856 Beekenkamp

Mid

8–8.5 Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

Gemma ™ Red

28 70072527 Syngenta Flowers Mid–Late

8.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Draco ™ Red

31 70067501 Syngenta Flowers

Late

9

Medium

6, 8, 10

9 70089181 Beekenkamp Very Early

7

Compact–Medium •

Mini, 4, 6, 8

Robyn ™ Pink

Carina ™ Hot Pink

11 70072518 Syngenta Flowers

Early

7.5

Compact

Mini, 4, 6

Alpina ™ White

16 70085741

Lazzeri

Early–Mid 7.5–8

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Candy ™ Bubblegum 21 70077347 Syngenta Flowers Early–Mid

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Medium–Vigorous

4, 6, 8, 10

Candy ™ Cinnamon

21 70067495 Syngenta Flowers Early–Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

4, 6, 8, 10

Superba ™ New Glitter

22 70085746

Lazzeri

Early–Mid

8

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Alaska ™ White

24 70085739

Lazzeri

Mid

8–8.5 Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

Leona ™ White

25 70089179 Beekenkamp

Mid

8–8.5 Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

Marblestar ™

25 70003573 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Maren ™

25 70008646 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Whitestar ™

26 70003576 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5 Medium–Vigorous

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

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Top Novelty Carina ™ Hot Pink SYNGENTA Find on Page 11

Top Red Mars ™ Early Red

S Y N G E N T A Find on Page 17

Top Red Serena ™ Red L A Z Z E R I Find on Page 18

North Mid Region Deep South South

Top Red Robyn ™ Red B E E K E N K A M P Find on Page 9

Carina ™ Hot Pink

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South

Blackcloth Response (weeks)

High Density Spacing

Variety Number

Season Timing

Pot Size (inches)

Variety

Page

Breeder

Vigor

Orion ™ Early Red

9 70003585 Syngenta Flowers Very Early

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Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

Robyn ™ Red

9 70088853 Beekenkamp Very Early

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Compact–Medium •

Mini, 4, 6, 8

Astro ™ Red

10 70088852 Beekenkamp

Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6

Mars ™ Early Red

17 70019397 Syngenta Flowers Early–Mid 7.5–8

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Serena ™ Red

18 70085743

Lazzeri

Early–Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

9 70089181 Beekenkamp Very Early

7

Compact–Medium •

Mini, 4, 6, 8

Robyn ™ Pink

Carina ™ Hot Pink

11 70072518 Syngenta Flowers

Early

7.5

Compact

Mini, 4, 6

Candy ™ Cinnamon

21 70067495 Syngenta Flowers Early–Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

4, 6, 8, 10

Marblestar ™

25 70003573 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Maren ™

25 70008646 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Whitestar ™

26 70003576 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5 Medium–Vigorous

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Deep South

Blackcloth Response (weeks)

High Density Spacing

Variety Number

Season Timing

Pot Size (inches)

Variety

Page

Breeder

Vigor

Orion ™ Early Red

9 70003585 Syngenta Flowers Very Early

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Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

Robyn ™ Red

9 70088853 Beekenkamp Very Early

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Compact–Medium •

Mini, 4, 6, 8

Mars ™ Early Red

17 70019397 Syngenta Flowers Early–Mid 7.5–8

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Serena ™ Red

18 70085743

Lazzeri

Early–Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6, 8, 10

9 70089181 Beekenkamp Very Early

7

Compact–Medium •

Mini, 4, 6, 8

Robyn ™ Pink

Carina ™ Hot Pink

11 70072518 Syngenta Flowers

Early

7.5

Compact

Mini, 4, 6

Marblestar ™

25 70003573 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Maren ™

25 70008646 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Whitestar ™

26 70003576 Syngenta Flowers

Mid

8–8.5 Medium–Vigorous

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

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Very Early Season 7 W E E K S

Robyn ™ Red

Allegra ™ Early Red Among the First to Ship for the Retail Season Great red for early-season sales. Recommended for small container sizes up to 6 inches. Excellent shelf life. FINISH DATE: Nov. 7–14 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium

7 WEEKS

L A Z Z E R I | 70094379

Desiderio

™ Red

7 WEEKS

A Southern Performer for Early Season An excellent all-around performer for early season sales and good heat tolerance. Medium vigor makes Desiderio ideal for all container sizes. V-shaped habits with large dark red bracts stand out at retail. FINISH DATE: Nov. 7–14 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70085744

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Orion

™ Early Red

7 WEEKS

One of the Earliest Reds to Market A perfect early season variety that works for all regions and climates. Ideal for 6 inch pots and absolutely stellar for large, high-end containers. One of the most heat tolerant varieties and an excellent choice in the Deep South.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 7–14 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70003585

7 WEEKS

Robyn ™ Pink

An Early Pink Star Smooth, medium-sized pink bracts on top of well-branched plants. Nice sport of Robyn ™ Red—both varieties match well for early-season finishing. Excellent heat tolerance with strong performance in all climates including the Deep South.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 7–14 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South VIGOR: Compact–Medium

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70089181

Robyn

™ Red

7 WEEKS

A Rising Star A compact habit combined with excellent heat tolerance makes Robyn Red a great variety for early season sales in all climates. Dark leaves provide a very nice contrast for the red bracts. V-shaped habit and low vigor is ideal for 4 to 8 inch pots.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 7–14 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South VIGOR: Compact–Medium

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70088853

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Early Season 7.5 W E E K S

Aries

™ Red

7.5 WEEKS

The Warming Star Strong branching and nice V-shaped habits. Great for both warmer and cooler climates. Better suited for large containers due to larger bracts with attractive cyathia. FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70088851

Astro

™ Red

7.5 WEEKS

A True All Star One of the best varieties for branching with uniform stems and bracts on top of the canopy. Perfect for 4 to 6 inch pots due to V-shaped habits and smaller bracts. Dutch LTO award winner for excellent shelf life.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South | VIGOR: Medium

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70088852

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Aries ™ Red

Blissful

™ Red

7.5 WEEKS

A Bright Joy for Christmas Bright red, medium-sized bracts are held flat on top of the plant canopy. Compact to medium plants with beautiful cyathia. Dutch LTO award winner for excellent shelf life.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70088854

Carina ™ Hot Pink

7.5 WEEKS

The Perfect Pink for Small Pots in All Regions A compact, early-season variety with vibrant, hot pink bracts. Perfect for high-impact small container programs. Strong stems and V-shaped habits makes Carina ideal for high density production. FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South | VIGOR: Compact

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70072518

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Futura ™ Brilliant Red Striking Scarlet Eye-catching scarlet-red bracts against dark foliage. Very sturdy plants with compact-medium vigor. Best grown in minis and 4 to 6 inch pots for the main selling season.

7.5 WEEKS

FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70094380

Red Elf ™

7.5 WEEKS

Perfect for Minis An early-season variety with attractive bright red bracts on compact plants. Ideal for high-density bench run production in mini and 4-inch pots. Excellent heat tolerance even in the Deep South. FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South | VIGOR: Compact

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70003575

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Blissful ™ Red

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Titan® Family

A Tricolor Family that has the Strength for the Early Season! Our earliest family to start the season! Regarded for its V-shaped habit and large upright bracts, Titan stands up to the challenges of shipping and retail. All three colors have incredible shelf-life and plants stay attractive to shoppers whether in or out of the sleeve.

Titan ® Family

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Titan

® Pink

7.5 WEEKS

Large, pink bracts with superior keeping quality. Well-matched for tricolor combinations with Titan Family members.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70057014

Titan ® Red Winner of the prestigious LTO award for excellent post-harvest performance. Strong stems makes sleeving and unsleeving simpler with less damage at retail.

7.5 WEEKS

FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70006759

Titan ® White Our earliest white variety to start the season, with a robust, strong habit that provides shoppers with excellent keeping quality. Combine with Titan ® Red or Titan ® Pink for dazzling bicolor and tricolor combinations.

7.5 WEEKS

FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70057015

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Early to Mid Season 7.5– 8 W E E K S

Candy ™ Bubblegum

Alpina ™ White

7.5–8 WEEKS

Pure White Alpina has the same pure white bract color as Alaska ™ , but with less vigor, larger bracts, and earlier finishing. Medium vigor and suitable for all container sizes. A perfect choice for early to mid-season sales. FINISH DATE: Nov. 13–20 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70085741

7.5–8 WEEKS

Biancaneve ™ White Large Clean White Bracts Very large and showy snow white bracts cover the foliage—larger bracts than Alaska ™ and Alpina ™ . V-shaped habit with strong, thick stems. A medium-vigorous variety that is best grown in 6 inch and larger pots.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 13–20 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70092234

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Mars ™ Early Red

7.5–8 WEEKS

A Winner in the South An outstanding choice for early red sales in the Deep South with no heat delay. Upright habit that is very easy to grow in large containers. Exceptional shelf life. FINISH DATE: Nov. 13–20 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South | VIGOR: Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70019397

Futura ™ Red

8 WEEKS

Intense Red Color A standout variety for early to mid-season sales with large, smooth red bracts. Compact to medium habit is perfect for small to mid-sized containers. Strong stems and a V-shaped habit hold up to the rigors of production. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70092233

Harlequin ™ Red

8 WEEKS

Unique Novelty A great variety for specialist stores and cut flower arrangements. Can either be grown as a single-stemmed or multi-stemmed plant. Suitable for pot sizes 2.5 to 10 inch and grown as novelty trees. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70088857

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Mirage ™ Red Sets the New Standard for Efficiency and Performance in Small to Medium-Sized Pots

8 WEEKS

Vibrant red bracts with long-lasting cyathia make this award-winning variety a sure bet for Black Friday! A compact to medium habit is ideal for 4 to 6 inch pots and space-efficient production. One of the best varieties for holding and postharvest shelf life. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70067488

Serena ™ Red

8 WEEKS

A Southern All Star A robust variety with strong stems and smooth bright red bracts along with excellent heat tolerance. Serena’s medium to vigorous habit and mid-season timing make it ideal for medium and large premium containers in the main selling season. Excellent postharvest quality for long-lasting consumer enjoyment.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70085743

8 WEEKS

Toro ™ Red

An All-Around Winner Beautiful large, vibrant-red bracts with huge cyathias against dark green foliage. Medium to vigorous with upright V-shaped habits and strong roots. Best grown in 6 to 10 inch pots. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70086888

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Mirage ™ Red

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Candy™ Family Sweet Novelties for the Core of the Selling Season. The Candy family includes unique novelty varieties for the early to mid-season and can be grown in all container sizes.

Candy ™ Wintergreen

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Candy ™ Bubblegum Bright, hot pink bracts liven up the novelty category and are perfect for those who want something different. Easy to grow for the early to mid- season. Enhance this variety with painting and glitter for premium sales. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

8 WEEKS

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70077347

Candy ™ Cinnamon

8 WEEKS

A classic novelty cinnamon color with a more grower-friendly V-shaped habit.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70067495

Candy ™ Wintergreen

8 WEEKS

Fresh lime green bracts bring something truly different into the mix.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70072529

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Superba™ Family A Beautiful Family. A complete family with all colors and the award-winning Superba New Glitter. Create well-matched Superba combos for early to mid-season sales. Medium to large bracts hold up during shipping and retail.

8 WEEKS

Superba ™ Marble

Very nice marble-colored bracts with great pink and white contrast. Replaces Mars ™ Marble.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70100979

Superba ™ New Glitter

8 WEEKS

A unique novelty variety with attractive jingle-colored bracts and early to mid-season timing. Strong stems and a V-shaped habit.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70085746

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8 WEEKS

Superba ™ Pink Attractive pink bracts on uniform, well-branched plants. Combine with Superba ™ Red or Superba ™ White for bicolor and tricolor combinations. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70101291

Superba ™ Red Especially easy to produce in all pot sizes. Dutch LTO award winner for excellent shelf life. Mix with other Superba Family colors for well-matched combinations. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

8 WEEKS

L A Z Z E R I | 70085745

8 WEEKS

Superba ™ White

Medium to large white bracts that hold up well on a robust V-shaped habit. Replaces Mars ™ White.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70101092

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Mid Season 8– 8.5 W E E K S

Leona ™ Red

Alaska ™ White

8–8.5 WEEKS

The Toughest True White Setting the new standard for white poinsettias, Alaska’s vibrant pure white bracts are in a class of their own. Strong upright V-shaped habits, hold up to the rigors of production and shipping. A vigorous variety ideal for medium to large containers and mid-season sales.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70085739

Leona ™ Red

8–8.5 WEEKS

A Northern Performer Strong stems with a very tight V-shaped habit for high density production. Medium to vigorous growth and suitable for 6 to 10 inch pots. Dutch LTO award winner for excellent shelf life.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70088856

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Leona

™ White

8–8.5 WEEKS

Strong Stems and Smooth Bracts Very strong V-shaped habit and great shelf life. Larger bracts than Leona ™ Red. Excellent choice for northern climates. FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70089179

Marblestar ™

8–8.5 WEEKS

A Colorful Present A proven reliable marble variety for both color and habit. Medium vigor fits well in all pot sizes for the important mid-season when customers are looking for something different. Excellent heat tolerance even in the Deep South. FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South | VIGOR: Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 7003573

Maren

8–8.5 WEEKS

A Reliable Pink in All Climates Consistently one of the best true pinks available and easy to grow! Reliably performs under all climates with minimal heat delay in the Deep South. A popular and proven variety for mid-season finish. FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South | VIGOR: Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70008646

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Opera ™ Red

8–8.5 WEEKS

Set the Stage for High Vigor A mid-season variety with robust vigor and ideal for large containers. Large bracts paired with strong stems and a V-shaped habit make Opera a workhorse. Excellent shelf life ensures Opera holds up throughout the holiday season.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70094381

8–8.5 WEEKS

Virgo ™ White

A New Star is Born! Very nice white bracts contrast with dark green foliage. V-shaped habits with strong root systems. Vigorous growing and best for 6 to 10 inch pots.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70089183

Whitestar ™

8–8.5 WEEKS

North America’s Favorite White for Painting Very large, showy white bracts cover the foliage. Growers rave—this is the No. 1 variety for painting! Versatile and can be grown at high density in all container sizes. FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South, Deep South VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70003576

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Whitestar ™ at Lucas Greenhouses, Monroeville, NJ

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Mid to Late Season 8.5 W E E K S

Allegra

™ Red

8.5 WEEKS

Strong Branching and Excellent Shelf-Life Medium vigor with round habits and excellent branching. Finishes 2 weeks later than Allegra ™ Early Red and is ideal for mid-season sales. Large cyathia with excellent shelf-life means great quality at retail.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 21–28 | POT SIZE: 4-in, 6-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70085742

Gemma

™ Red

8.5 WEEKS

A Modern Favorite A modern hybrid ideal for mid to late-season finishing. Strong V-shaped habits and upright bracts hold up to the rigors of high-density production. Beautiful deep red bracts are held above the foliage for an impressive display. FINISH DATE: Nov. 21–28 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70072527

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Lyra ™ Red

Lyra

™ Red

8.5 WEEKS

A Bright Spot from North to South Beautiful bract shape with a classic look and well-holding cyathia. Upright, V-shaped habit with exceptional stem strength. Medium vigor to fill 6 inch and larger containers that times perfectly for the Thanksgiving delivery window. FINISH DATE: Nov. 21–28 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70067496

Mars

™ Pink

8.5 WEEKS

A True Pink to Finish the Season Appealing true pink color with medium vigor to fill all container sizes. Mid to late-season timing to finish the core selling season. Upright V-shaped habit and excellent shelf life. FINISH DATE: Nov. 21–28 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region, South | VIGOR: Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70003589

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Late Season 8.5– 9 W E E K S

Hera

™ Red

8.5–9 WEEKS

The Star of the Show A late-flowering variety and perfect for end-of-season sales. Strong V-shaped habit with large and prestigious cyathia. Suitable for pot sizes 6 to 10 inch and larger.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 23–30 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P P L A N T S | 70088858

Cortez

™ Burgundy

9 WEEKS

A Legendary Novelty Color Truly a legend, with beautiful dark burgundy bracts that leads this color category. Ideal for all pot sizes in the mid to late-season, especially in northern climates. FINISH DATE: Nov. 25–Dec. 2 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4-in, 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70003560

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Draco ™ Red

Draco ™ Red

9 WEEKS

A Premium Finish for the Season A premium late-season variety with large, vibrant red bracts against dark green foliage. V-shaped habits and strong stems make Draco preferred for strength and durability. One of our latest timed varieties lets growers finish out the season with a big retail impact. FINISH DATE: Nov. 25–Dec. 2 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70067501

Mars ™ Late Red

9 WEEKS

A Northern Performer A strong red for efficient late-season production in northern climates. Robust, upright habit with excellent shelf life. Ideal for 6 inch pots and larger.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 25–Dec. 2 | POT SIZE: 6-in, 8-in, 10-in REGION: North, Mid Region | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

S Y N G E N T A F L O W E R S | 70003587

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Variety Number

Natural Flower Finish Date

Blackcloth Response (weeks)

Heat Tolerance

Variety

Page

Breeder Lazzeri Lazzeri

Allegra ™ Early Red

8 70094379 8 70085744

Nov. 7–14 Nov. 7–14 Nov. 7–14 Nov. 7–14 Nov. 7–14

7 7 7 7 7

Average

Desiderio ™ Red

Good

Orion ™ Early Red

9 70003585 Syngenta Flowers 9 70089181 Beekenkamp 9 70088853 Beekenkamp

Excellent Excellent Excellent

Robyn ™ Pink

Robyn ™ Red

Aries ™ Red

10 70088851 Beekenkamp

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Good

Astro ™ Red

10 70088852 Beekenkamp 11 70088854 Beekenkamp 11 70072518 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 10–17 Nov. 10–17 Nov. 10–17 Nov. 10–17 Nov. 10–17 Nov. 10–17 Nov. 10–17 Nov. 10–17 Nov. 13–20 Nov. 13–20 Nov. 13–20

7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5

Good

Blissful ™ Red

Average

Carina ™ Hot Pink

Excellent

Futura ™ Brilliant Red

12 70094380

Lazzeri

Average

Red Elf ™

12 70003575 Syngenta Flowers 15 70057014 Syngenta Flowers 15 70006759 Syngenta Flowers 15 70057015 Syngenta Flowers

Excellent Average Average Average Average Average Excellent

Titan ® Pink Titan ® Red Titan ® White Alpina ™ White

16 70085741

Lazzeri Lazzeri

7.5–8 7.5–8 7.5–8

Biancaneve ™ White

16 70092234

Mars ™ Early Red

17 70019397 Syngenta Flowers

Candy ™ Bubblegum

21 70077347 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Candy ™ Cinnamon

21 70067495 Syngenta Flowers 21 70072529 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 15–22 Nov. 18–25

8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Good

Candy ™ Wintergreen

Average Average Average Average Excellent Average Average Average Average Average

Futura ™ Red

17 70092233

Lazzeri

Harlequin ™ Red

17 70088857 Beekenkamp

Mirage ™ Red

18 70067488 Syngenta Flowers

Serena ™ Red

18 70085743 22 70100979 22 70085746 23 70101291 23 70085745 23 70101092

Lazzeri Lazzeri Lazzeri Lazzeri Lazzeri Lazzeri

Superba ™ Marble

Superba ™ New Glitter

Superba ™ Pink Superba ™ Red Superba ™ White

Toro ™ Red

18 70086888 Syngenta Flowers

Good

Alaska ™ White

24 70085739

Lazzeri

8–8.5

Average

Leona ™ Red

24 70088856 Beekenkamp

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Minimal

Leona ™ White

25 70089179

Beekenkamp

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Minimal

Marblestar ™

25 70003573 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Excellent

Maren ™

25 70008646 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 18–25 Nov. 18–25 Nov. 18–25 Nov. 18–25 Nov. 21–28 Nov. 21–28 Nov. 21–28 Nov. 21–28 Nov. 23–30

8–8.5 8–8.5 8–8.5 8–8.5

Excellent Average Minimal Excellent Average Average

Opera ™ Red Virgo ™ White

26 70094381

Lazzeri

26 70089183 Beekenkamp 26 70003576 Syngenta Flowers

Whitestar ™

Allegra ™ Red

28 70085742

Lazzeri

8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5

Gemma ™ Red

28 70072527 Syngenta Flowers 29 70067496 Syngenta Flowers 29 70003589 Syngenta Flowers 30 70088858 Beekenkamp

Lyra ™ Red

Average

Mars ™ Pink Hera ™ Red

Good

8.5–9

Average Minimal Average Minimal

Cortez ™ Burgundy

30 70003560 Syngenta Flowers Nov. 25–Dec. 2 31 70067501 Syngenta Flowers Nov. 25–Dec. 2 31 70003587 Syngenta Flowers Nov. 25–Dec. 2

9 9 9

Draco ™ Red

Mars ™ Late Red

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Shelf Life (1–4)

Cold Grow

Cool Finish North

Mid Region South

Deep South

Vigor

Habit

Pot Size (inches)

Medium Medium

Normal

4 3 4 4 4

• • • • •

• • • • •

• • • • •

Mini, 4, 6

V-shaped

• • • •

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous

Normal

• • •

• • •

6, 8, 10

Compact–Medium V-shaped Compact–Medium V-shaped

Mini, 4, 6, 8 Mini, 4, 6, 8

Medium–Vigorous

Normal

3

6, 8, 10

Medium

Normal

4 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 4

• • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • • •

Mini, 4, 6 Mini, 4, 6 Mini, 4, 6

Compact–Medium V-shaped

Compact

Very V-shaped

Compact–Medium V-shaped

Mini, 4, 6, 8 Mini, 4, 6 4, 6, 8, 10 4, 6, 8, 10 4, 6, 8, 10

Compact

Normal

Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous

V-shaped V-shaped V-shaped

• •

Medium

Normal

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous

V-shaped V-shaped

• •

6, 8, 10

Medium

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous

V-shaped

3

4, 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous

V-shaped V-shaped

4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

• •

• • • • • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • • • • •

4, 6, 8, 10 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8

Compact–Medium V-shaped

Vigorous

Normal

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Compact–Medium Very V-shaped

Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous

Very V-shaped

6, 8, 10

V-shaped V-shaped V-shaped V-shaped V-shaped

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium

Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous

Very V-shaped Very V-shaped

6, 8, 10 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous

Very V-shaped

4

6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous

Very V-shaped

3

6, 8, 10

Medium

Normal

2

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium

Normal

3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4

• • • • • • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • • • •

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Vigorous

V-shaped V-shaped

6, 8, 10 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous Medium–Vigorous

Normal Normal

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium Medium

4, 6

Very V-shaped

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous

V-shaped V-shaped

Medium Vigorous

Very V-shaped

6, 8, 10

Compact–Medium Normal

Mini, 4, 6, 8, 10

Medium

V-shaped V-shaped

6, 8, 10 6, 8, 10

Medium–Vigorous

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Leona ™ Red and White

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Drops & Subs

Deep South

Great for Combos

Variety Number 70019397 70088853 70094379 70086888 70085743 70085739 70089183 70101092 70085745 70101291 70003573 70100979 70094381 70067496 70085743 70067501 70072517

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Substitute Variety

Mars ™ Early Red

• •

Aria ™ 70057004

Robyn ™ Red

Allegra ™ Early Red

Toro ™ Red

Charon ™ Red 70088855

Serena ™ Red

Alaska ™

Virgo ™ White

Mars ™ White 70003590

Superba ™ White Superba ™ Red Superba ™ Pink

• • •

Marblestar ™

Mars ™ Marble 70006588

Superba ™ Marble

Opera ™ Red

Majoris ™ Red 70062629

Lyra ™ Red

Serena ™ Red Draco ™ Red Gemma ™ Red

Neva ™ Red 70019399

Sonora ™ White Glitter 70019396

Superba ™ New Glitter

70085746

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Candy ™ Bubblegum

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