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
Week color desired
URC stick week
Liner transplant week
(1 ppp)
Buddleia Chrysalis™ Steel Blue
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.