Vegetative Variety

Buddleia Chrysalis™

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Data is gathered from our West Grove, Pa., trials (Zone 6a). Southern growers: expect 1-2 weeks earlier finishing. Northern growers: 1 week slower. Consider summertime scheduling accurate. Dates based on a standard 72 liner size.

Week color desired
URC stick week
Liner transplant week
(1 ppp)
Long day lighting beneficial
(1 ppp)
Buddleia Chrysalis™ Blue
Buddleia Chrysalis™ Cranberry
Buddleia Chrysalis™ Pink
Buddleia Chrysalis™ Purple
Buddleia Chrysalis™ White
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Propagation Guide
Media EC/pH: EC 0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
Soil Temperature: 70-72°F (21-22°C)
Rooting Hormone: 500 ppm IBA
Mist: Low to moderate
Fertilization: 50-75 ppm N starting at Day 7
Pinching: Remove buds/flowers in propagation.
Transplanting: 42-49 days after sticking
Comments: Buddleia Chrysalis series is very free flowering. Budding in cuttings does not affect rooting. Watch media moisture levels. Excessive moisture will delay rooting.
Finishing Guide
Media pH: 5.8-6.2
Temperature: Nights: 56 to 64°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 76°F (18 to 24°C)
Light Level (fc): 5,000 to 8,000
Vernalization: No
Daylength: Long day facultative
Watering: Moderate
Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
Pinch After Transplant: Typically not required
Plant Growth Regulators: PGRs generally not needed
Pests and Fungal Diseases: Not particularly sensitive. Use well-drained media.