2022 Poinsettia Catalog | NA

2022 Poinsettias

Candy ™ Cinnamon at N.G. Heimos Greenhouses, Millstadt, IL

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Mirage ™ Red at Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

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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

T O P S E L L E R

Robyn ™ 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

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 Leona ™ Red B E E K E N K A M P Find on Page 18

S Y N G E N T A Find on Page 22

Top Red Mirage ™ Red

S Y N G E N T A Find on Page 13

Top Novelty Superba ™ New Glitter L A Z Z E R I Find on Page 16

North Mid Region Deep South South

Mirage ™ Red

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North & Mid Region

Blackcloth Response (weeks)

Variety Number

Season Timing

Recommended Pot Size

Variety

Page

Breeder

Vigor

Orion ™ Early Red

8

70003585 Syngenta Flowers Early

7

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Robyn ™ Red

11

70088853 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Mirage ™ Red

13

70067488 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8

Compact–Medium Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Toro ™ Red

13

70086888 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Leona ™ Red

18

70088856 Beekenkamp

Mid

8–8.5

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Lyra ™ Red

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70067496 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8.5

Medium–Vigorous

Mini, 4–10 in.

Draco ™ Red

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70067501 Syngenta Flowers Late

9

Medium

6.5–10 in.

Gemma ™ Red

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70072527 Syngenta Flowers Late

9

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Carina ™ Hot Pink

10

70072518 Syngenta Flowers Early

7.5

Compact

Mini, 4–6 in.

Robyn ™ Pink

11

70089181 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Alpina ™ White

11

70085741

Lazzeri

Early

7.5–8

Medium

Mini, 4–8 in.

Candy ™ Bubblegum 15

70077347 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Candy ™ Cinnamon

15

70067495 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Superba ™ New Glitter

16

70085746

Lazzeri

Mid

8

Medium

Mini, 4–10 in.

Alaska ™ White

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70085739

Lazzeri

Mid

8–8.5

Medium–Vigorous

6–10 in.

Leona ™ White

18

70089179

Beekenkamp

Mid

8–8.5

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Marblestar ™

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70003573

Bevelander

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4–10 in.

Maren ™ Pink

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70008646

Beckmann

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4–10 in.

Whitestar ™

19

70003576 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8–8.5

Medium–Vigorous

Mini, 4–10 in.

Candy ™ Bubblegum

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

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

Top Red Toro ™ Red S Y N G E N T A Find on Page 13

Top Red Serena ™ Red L A Z Z E R I Find on Page 12

North Mid Region Deep South South

Top Red Robyn ™ Red B E E K E N K A M P Find on Page 11

Robyn ™ Red

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South

Blackcloth Response (weeks)

Variety Number

Season Timing

Recommended Pot Size

Variety

Page

Breeder

Vigor

Orion ™ Early Red

8

70003585 Syngenta Flowers Early

7

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Aries ™ Red

9

70088851 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Astro ™ Red

9

70088852 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6 in.

Desiderio ™ Red

10

70085744

Lazzeri

Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Robyn ™ Red

11

70088853 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Serena ™ Red

12

70085743

Lazzeri

Early

7.5–8

Medium

6–10 in.

Toro ™ Red

13

70086888 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Carina ™ Hot Pink

10

70072518 Syngenta Flowers Early

7.5

Compact

Mini, 4–6 in.

Robyn ™ Pink

11

70089181 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Biancaneve ™ White

12

70092234

Lazzeri

Early

7.5–8

Medium–Vigorous

6–10 in.

Candy ™ Cinnamon

15

70067495 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Marblestar ™

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70003573

Bevelander

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4–10 in.

Maren ™ Pink

19

70008646

Beckmann

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4–10 in.

Whitestar ™

19

70003576 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8–8.5

Medium–Vigorous

Mini, 4–10 in.

Deep South

Blackcloth Response (weeks)

Variety Number

Season Timing

Recommended Pot Size

Variety

Page

Breeder

Vigor

Orion ™ Early Red

8

70003585 Syngenta Flowers Early

7

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Desiderio ™ Red

10

70085744

Lazzeri

Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Robyn ™ Red

11

70088853 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Serena ™ Red

12

70085743

Lazzeri

Early

7.5–8

Medium

6–10 in.

Toro ™ Red

13

70086888 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8

Medium–Vigorous

6.5–10 in.

Robyn ™ Pink

11

70089181 Beekenkamp Early

7.5

Medium

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Marblestar ™

19

70003573

Bevelander

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4–10 in.

Maren ™ Pink

19

70008646

Beckmann

Mid

8–8.5

Medium

Mini, 4–10 in.

Whitestar ™

19

70003576 Syngenta Flowers Mid

8–8.5

Medium–Vigorous

Mini, 4–10 in.

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Early Season 7– 8 W E E K S

Kayla ™ Red

7 WEEKS

Kayla ™ Red

An Early Retail Star • Start the season with one of the earliest compact varieties in color. • Attractive holly-shaped bracts and good heat tolerance. • Grown best in 4 to 6 inch pots and for high-density production. FINISH DATE: Nov. 7–14 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–6 in. REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

B E E K E N K A M P | 70093414

7 WEEKS

Orion ™ Early Red

One of the Earliest Reds to Market • A perfect early season variety that works for all regions and climates. • Ideal for 6.5 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: 6.5–10 in., Tree REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

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Titan ® Red

Strong for the Early Season • Robust habit and large upright red bracts. • Excellent keeping quality—consistently out performs other varieties in shelf-life trials. • Titan’s strong stems makes sleeving and unsleeving simpler with less damage at retail. FINISH DATE: Nov. 7–14 | POT SIZE: 4–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

7.5 WEEKS

Aries ™ Red

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: 6.5–10 in., Tree REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P | 70088851

7.5 WEEKS

Astro ™ Red

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, 4–6 in. REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

B E E K E N K A M P | 70088852

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E A R LY S E A S O N

7.5 WEEKS

Carina ™ Hot Pink The Perfect Pink for Small Pots North to South • 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, 4–6 in. REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Compact

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

7.5 WEEKS

Desiderio ™ Red A Southern Performer for Early Season • An excellent all-around performer for early season sales and good heat tolerance in the south. • Medium vigor makes Desiderio ideal for 4 to 6.5 inch pots. • V-shaped habits with large dark red bracts stand out at retail. FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–6.5 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70085744

7.5 WEEKS

Red Elf ™

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 small pots. • Excellent heat tolerance even in the Deep South. FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–6 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Compact

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

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7.5 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. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–6.5 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

B E E K E N K A M P | 70089181

7.5 WEEKS

Robyn ™ Red

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 6.5 inch pots. FINISH DATE: Nov. 10–17 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–6.5 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

B E E K E N K A M P | 70088853

7.5–8 WEEKS

Alpina ™ White

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, 4–8 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70085741

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E A R LY S E A S O N

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 and excellent heat tolerance. • A medium-vigorous variety that is best grown in 6 inch and larger pots. FINISH DATE: Nov. 13–20 | POT SIZE: 6–10 in. REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70092234

7.5–8 WEEKS

Mars ™ Early Red

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, 4–10 in., Tree REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

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

7.5–8 WEEKS

Serena ™ Red

A Southern All Star • A robust variety with strong stems and smooth bright

red bracts along with excellent heat tolerance. • Serena’s medium vigor and early season timing make it ideal for 6 inch and larger pots. • Excellent postharvest quality for long-lasting consumer enjoyment. FINISH DATE: Nov. 13–20 | POT SIZE: 6–10 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70085743

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Mid Season 8–8.5 W E E K S

Candy ™ Wintergreen

8 WEEKS

Mirage ™ Red Sets the New Standard for Efficiency and Performance in Small to Medium-Sized Pots • 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 6.5 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, 4–6.5 in. REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

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

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 6.5 to 10 inch pots.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in., Tree REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

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Candy™ Family Sweet Novelties for the Core of the Selling Season. The Candy ™ family includes unique novelty varieties for the mid season and are a perfect match for premium containers.

Candy ™ Wintergreen

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8 WEEKS

Candy ™ Bubblegum • Bright, hot pink bracts liven up the novelty category and are perfect for those who want something different. • Enhance this variety with painting and glitter for premium sales. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

8 WEEKS

Candy ™ Cinnamon

• A classic novelty cinnamon color with a more grower-friendly V-shaped habit. • Medium to high-vigor and best grown in 6.5 inch pots and larger. FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in. REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

8 WEEKS

Candy ™ Wintergreen • Fresh lime green novelty bracts bring something truly different into the mix. • Attract shopper’s attention at retail with this standout color.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 15–22 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

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M I D S E A S O N

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

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, 4–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70100979

8 WEEKS

Superba ™ New Glitter • A unique novelty variety with attractive jingle-colored bracts and mid season timing. • Strong stems and a V-shaped habit.

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

L A Z Z E R I | 70101291

8 WEEKS

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, 4–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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, 4–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

L A Z Z E R I | 70101092

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8–8.5 WEEKS

Alaska ™ White

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: 6–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

L A Z Z E R I | 70085739

8–8.5 WEEKS

Leona ™ Red

A Northern Performer • Strong stems with a very tight V-shaped habit for high-density production. • Medium to vigorous growth and suitable for 6.5 to 10 inch pots. • Dutch LTO award winner for excellent shelf life.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P | 70088856

8–8.5 WEEKS

Leona ™ White Strong Stems and Smooth Bracts • Upright V-shaped habit and strong stems. • Larger bracts than Leona ™ Red and perfect in mixed combos. • Excellent choice for northern climates. FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P | 70089179

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8–8.5 WEEKS

Marblestar ™

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, 4–10 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

B E V E L A N D E R | 70003573

8–8.5 WEEKS

Maren ™ Pink

A Reliable Pink for 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 novelty variety for mid season finishing. FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–10 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

B E C K M A N N | 70008646

8–8.5 WEEKS

Whitestar ™ North America’s Favorite White for Painting • Consistently one of the most reliable white varieties in all climates and the No. 1 variety for painting! • Very large, showy white bracts cover the foliage. • Versatile and can be grown at high density in all container sizes.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 18–25 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–10 in. REGION: Deep South, South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

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8.5 WEEKS

Harlequin ™ Red

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. 21–28 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P | 70088857

8.5 WEEKS

Lyra ™ Red

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. • Works well in all pot sizes and times perfectly for the Thanksgiving delivery window. FINISH DATE: Nov. 21–28 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

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

Whitestar ™

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8.5 WEEKS

Mars ™ Pink

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, 4–10 in. REGION: South, Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

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

8.5 WEEKS

Virgo ™ White

A New Star is Born! • Very nice white bracts contrast with dark green foliage and are perfect for painting. • V-shaped habits with strong root systems. • Vigorous growing and best for 6.5 to 10 inch pots. FINISH DATE: Nov. 21–28 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium–Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P | 70089183

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Late Season 9 W E E K S

Cortez ™ Burgundy

9 WEEKS

Cortez ™ Burgundy

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. 28-Dec. 5 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Compact–Medium

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

9 WEEKS

Draco ™ Red

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. 28-Dec. 5 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

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

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9 WEEKS

Gemma ™ Red

A Modern Favorite • A modern hybrid ideal for late season finishing. • Strong V-shaped habits and upright bracts hold up to the rigors of high-density production and sleeving. • Beautiful deep red bracts are held above the foliage for an impressive display.

FINISH DATE: Nov. 28-Dec. 5 | POT SIZE: Mini, 4–6.5 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Medium

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

9 WEEKS

Hera ™ Red

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 6.5 to 10 inch and larger. FINISH DATE: Nov. 28-Dec. 5 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in., Tree REGION: Mid Region, North | VIGOR: Vigorous

B E E K E N K A M P | 70088858

9 WEEKS

Mars ™ Late Red

A Northern Performer • A strong red for efficient late season production in northern climates. • Robust, upright habit with excellent shelf life. • Ideal for 6.5 inch pots and larger. FINISH DATE: Nov. 28-Dec. 5 | POT SIZE: 6.5–10 in. REGION: Mid Region, North | 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)

Variety

Page

Breeder

Heat Tolerance

Kayla ™ Red

8

70093414

Beekenkamp

Nov. 7–14

7

Good

Orion ™ Early Red

8

70003585 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 7–14

7

Excellent

Titan ® Red

9

70006759 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 7–14

7

Average

Aries ™ Red

9

70088851 Beekenkamp

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Good

Astro ™ Red

9

70088852 Beekenkamp

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Good

Carina ™ Hot Pink

10 70072518 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Good

Desiderio ™ Red

10 70085744

Lazzeri

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Excellent

Red Elf ™

10 70003575 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Excellent

Robyn ™ Pink

11 70089181 Beekenkamp

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Excellent

Robyn ™ Red

11 70088853 Beekenkamp

Nov. 10–17

7.5

Excellent

Alpina ™ White

11 70085741

Lazzeri

Nov. 13–20

7.5–8

Average

Biancaneve ™ White

12 70092234

Lazzeri

Nov. 13–20

7.5–8

Good

Mars ™ Early Red

12 70019397 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 13–20

7.5–8

Excellent

Serena ™ Red

12 70085743

Lazzeri

Nov. 13–20

7.5–8

Excellent

Candy ™ Bubblegum

15 70077347 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Candy ™ Cinnamon

15 70067495 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 15–22

8

Good

Candy ™ Wintergreen

15 70072529 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Mirage ™ Red

13 70067488 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 15–22

8

Good

Superba ™ Marble

16 70100979

Lazzeri

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Superba ™ New Glitter

16 70085746

Lazzeri

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Superba ™ Pink

17 70101291

Lazzeri

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Superba ™ Red

17 70085745

Lazzeri

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Superba ™ White

17 70101092

Lazzeri

Nov. 15–22

8

Average

Toro ™ Red

13 70086888 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 15–22

8

Good

Alaska ™ White

18 70085739

Lazzeri

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Average

Leona ™ Red

18 70088856 Beekenkamp

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Minimal

Leona ™ White

18 70089179

Beekenkamp

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Minimal

Marblestar ™

19 70003573

Bevelander

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Excellent

Maren ™ Pink

19 70008646

Beckmann

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Excellent

Whitestar ™

19 70003576 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 18–25

8–8.5

Excellent

Harlequin ™ Red

20 70088857 Beekenkamp

Nov. 21–28

8.5

Average

Lyra ™ Red

20 70067496 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 21–28

8.5

Average

Mars ™ Pink

21 70003589 Syngenta Flowers

Nov. 21–28

8.5

Good

Virgo ™ White

21 70089183 Beekenkamp

Nov. 21–28

8.5

Minimal

Cortez ™ Burgundy

22 70003560 Syngenta Flowers Nov. 28-Dec. 5

9

Minimal

Draco ™ Red

22 70067501 Syngenta Flowers Nov. 28-Dec. 5

9

Average

Gemma ™ Red

23 70072527 Syngenta Flowers Nov. 28-Dec. 5

9

Average

Hera ™ Red

23 70088858 Beekenkamp Nov. 28-Dec. 5

9

Average

Mars ™ Late Red

23 70003587 Syngenta Flowers Nov. 28-Dec. 5

9

Minimal

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Shelf Life (1–4)

Cold Grow

Cool Finish

North & Mid Region South

Deep South

Vigor

Habit

Recommended Pot Size

Compact–Medium

Upright

3

Mini, 4–6 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Normal

4

6.5–10 in., Tree

Medium–Vigorous

Normal

4

4–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Normal

3

6.5–10 in., Tree

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–6 in.

Compact

Upright

3

Mini, 4–6 in.

Medium

Upright

3

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Compact

Normal

3

Mini, 4–6 in.

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Medium

Normal

3

Mini, 4–8 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

3

6–10 in.

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in., Tree

Medium

Upright

4

6–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

3

6.5–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

4

6.5–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

4

6.5–10 in.

Compact–Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in., Tree

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Very Upright

4

6.5–10 in., Tree

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

4

6–10 in., Tree

Medium–Vigorous

Very Upright

4

6.5–10 in., Tree

Medium–Vigorous

Very Upright

3

6.5–10 in., Tree

Medium

Normal

2

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium

Normal

3

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Normal

3

Mini, 4–10 in.

Vigorous

Normal

2

Mini, 4–10 in., Tree

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in., Tree

Medium

Upright

4

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

3

6.5–10 in.

Compact–Medium

Normal

2

Mini, 4–10 in.

Medium

Upright

4

6.5–10 in., Tree

Medium

Very Upright

4

Mini, 4–6.5 in.

Vigorous

Very Upright

3

6.5–10 in., Tree

Medium–Vigorous

Upright

4

6.5–10 in.

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Drops & Subs

Substitute Varieties

Discard Variety

70094379 Kayla ™ Red

70093414 Astro ™ Red

70088852

Allegra ™ Early Red

70085742 Mirage ™ Red

70067488 Lyra ™ Red

70067496

Allegra ™ Red

70088854 Astro ™ Red

70088852 Robyn ™ Red

70088853

Blissful ™ Red

70094380 Robyn ™ Red

70088853 Mirage ™ Red

70067488

Futura ™ Brilliant Red

70092233 Robyn ™ Red

70088853 Mirage ™ Red

70067488

Futura ™ Red

70094381 Toro ™ Red

70086888 Leona ™ Red

70088856

Opera ™ Red

Titan ® Pink

70057014 Robyn ™ Pink

70089181 Superba ™ Pink

70101291

Titan ® White

70057015 Alpina ™ White

70085741 Superba ™ White

70101092

Ordering Information All of our varieties are available as unrooted, callused, or rooted cuttings. For ordering, availability and pricing, contact your preferred broker sales representative.

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Robyn ™ Red

Root ‘n’ Sells U.S. and Canada Licensed Root & Sell Growers

Aris Horticulture (Keepsake/Green Leaf Plants) 115 Third St SE Barberton, OH 44203, USA Phone: +1 (330) 745-2143 Fax: +1 (330) 745-3098 www.arishort.com Ball Tagawa Growers 819 Zenon Wy Arroyo Grande, CA 93420, USA Phone: +1 (805) 481-7526

Esbenshade 546 E 28th Division Hwy Lititz, PA 17543, USA Phone: +1 (717) 626-7007 www.esbenshades.com Green Circle Growers Greenhouses 15809 State Rte 511

Millstadt Young Plants 6627 State Rte 158

Schaefer Greenhouses 120 S Lake St

Montgomery, IL 60538, USA Phone: +1 (630) 896-1936 www.schaefergreenhouses.com

Millstadt, IL 62260, USA Phone: +1 (618) 476-3617 www.millstadtyoungplants.com Noel Wilson and Sons 1776 Notre Dame St Remi, QC J0L 2L0, Canada Phone: +1 (450) 454-9210 Fax: +1 (450) 454-6496

Sunbelt Greenhouses 200 Thompson Dr

Douglas, GA 31535, USA Phone: +1 (912) 384-3806 www.sunbeltgreenhouses.com Van De Wetering Greenhouse 5784 Sound Ave Jamesport, NY 11947, USA Phone: +1 (631) 722-8757 Fax: +1 (631) 722-8765 www.vdwgreenhouses.com Welby Gardens Co., Inc. 17201 W 64th Ave

Oberlin, OH 44074, USA Phone: +1 (440) 775-1411 Fax: +1 (440) 774-1465 www.greencirclegrowers.com Greenstreet P.O. Box 410 Tracys Landing, MD 20711, USA Phone: +1 (410) 867-9500 www.growgreenstreet.com Knox Nursery, Inc. 940 Avalon Rd Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA Phone: +1 (407) 654-1972 www.knoxnursery.com Linwell Gardens 4760 Lincoln Ave Beamsville, ON L0R 1B3, Canada

Pacific Growers 9131 Markworth Rd

Barone Gardens 6200 S Bay Rd

Blaine, WA 98230, USA Phone: +1 (360) 354-1977 Fax: +1 (360) 354-8677 www.pacificgrowersinc.com Plantpeddler 530 Second Ave SW Cresco, IA 52136, USA Phone: +1 (800) 827-1654

Cicero, NY 13039, USA Phone: +1 (315) 699-4724 Fax: +1 (315) 699-2081 www.bgardens.com Burnaby Lake Greenhouses 17250 80th Ave Surrey, BC V4N 6J6, Canada Phone: +1 (604) 579-2088 www.burlake.com

Arvada, CO 80007, USA Phone: +1 (303) 288-3398 www.hardyboyplant.com

Fax: +1 (563) 547-5792 www.plantpeddler.com

Wenke Greenhouses 2525 North 30th St

D.S. Cole Growers 251 N Village Rd

Pleasant View Gardens 7316 Pleasant St Pembroke, NH 03307, USA Phone: +1 (603) 435-8361 www.pvg.com Plug Connection 2627 Ramona Dr Vista, CA 92084, USA Phone: +1 (760) 631-0992 www.plugconnection.com

Kalamazoo, MI 49048, USA Phone: +1 (269) 349-7882 www.wenkewholesale.com

Loudon, NH 03307, USA Phone: +1 (603) 783-9561 Fax: +1 (603) 783-9562 www.dscolegrowers.com

Phone: +1 (905) 563-6383 www.linwellgardens.com

Lucas Greenhouses 1049 Whig Ln

Deibel 6810 W Hwy 146

Monroeville, NJ 08343, USA Phone: +1 (856) 881-0234 www.lucasgreenhouses.com Mast Young Plants 1780 4 Mile Rd NW Grand Rapids, MI 49544, USA Phone: +1 (616) 784-0583 www.mastyoungplants.com

Crestwood, KY 40014, USA Phone: +1 (502) 241-4459

DGI Propagators 7073 40th Ave

Rakers-Roberta’s 10371 Rainey Rd

Hudsonville, MI 49426, USA Phone: +1 (616) 669-0552 www.dgiprop.com

Litchfield, MI 49252, USA Phone: +1 (517) 542-2316 Fax: +1 (517) 542-2565 www.raker.com

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