Antirrhinum ‘Supreme Light Lavender’
Year Trialed: 2004
Year of Trial: First (from 2004 report)
Nice soft lavender color (3); Stem length and good 2nd flush of stems; Early flowering, good stem for earliness; Prolific, early in tunnel, started harvesting May 28, straight stems, branched well; Outdoors: early (first harvest June 1) Zone 5; All had fine fragrance, strong stems, and bloomed the entire summer from late July on, still blooming Oct 31 and cutting 2-3 times/week in late Oct., Vase life 10 days or longer for me with no special treatment, needs to be grown with support net, Zone 6/7; Great fragrance, easy to grow, multiple stems produced during flowering season.
In tunnel not as tall as Rose, but otherwise fine; Outdoors medium stem length, moderate productivity, although had second flush of stems late in season; Staking necessary to guarantee good quality flower stem.
Use floral preservatives for optimum cut flower life.
|Yield (stems/plant)||Stem Length (inches)||Market Appreciation Rating – Wholesale (1)||Market Appreciation Rating – Retail (1)||Market Appreciation Rating – Consumer (1)||Repeat Again Rating (1)||Ease of Cultivation Rating (1)||Average Spacing (in2)||Average Postharvest Life (days)|
|Range of Responses||1-10||15-37||–||–||3-5||3-5||4-5||9-144||7|
(1) 1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.
Fred C. Gloeckner
600 Mamaroneck Ave.
Harrison, NY 10528-1613