Granvia Pink, also known as Strawflower, is an annual flowering plant native to Australia. Suntory developed this cultivar for mildew resistance, vigor, and large flowers. Granvia offers a mounding habit of 18-30" tall and 18-24" wide, with big pink flowers in bloom from May through September. This plant is mildew resistant and heat tolerant, attracting butterflies to the garden. Strawflower flourishes in full sun with moderate water, bringing a splash of color to landscape beds, large patio containers, and borders. Bracteantha's papery flowers are a lovely addition to dried flower arrangements or home-grown potpourri. Create a stunning display of color by planting Pink with Peachy Keen.
Granvia Pink Selling Tips
Sell Granvia Pink to customers looking for a colorful, low-maintenance annual for landscape borders or containers. Customers will love this plant's many benefits. It offers mildew resistance, and heat tolerance, and it has the tallest Bracteantha habit and largest flower available. Attract butterflies with cheerful long-lasting pink blooms in large containers or the landscape. Granvia reaches 18-30" tall with a vigorous mounded habit and blooms from May through September. It excels as a cut and dried flower, suitable for arrangements and potpourri. Make an attractive mixed container or landscape bed by pairing this plant with Ageratum, Snapdragon, Nigella, Veronica, Celosia, Verbena, and Salvia.
Coach Your Customer
1. Space plants 18-24" apart in well-drained soil in full sun. Use well-draining potting soil in containers.
2. Water regularly but don't allow standing water.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Granvia Pink, plant three rooted liners per gallon container. Use a well-drained soil with a pH of 5.8-6.2, light feed (200 ppm N), and temperatures of 65-76 daytime and 56-61 nighttime. Control growth with a Bonzi spray or drench and a Sumagic spray. You may see thrips, aphids, and whiteflies. Stem and root rot can be a problem. Apply a fungicide drench at transplant.
Pink flowers bloom from May through September.
This plant doesn't require pinching.
Space containers for adequate airflow around the base of each plant and to allow sunlight to penetrate to the soil level.
Use Bonzi spray at 20-30 ppm, Bonzi drench at 2-3 ppm, or Sumagic spray at 10-20 ppm.
You may see aphids, thrips, and whiteflies.
This plant can be prone to stem and root rot. Apply a fungicide drench at transplant. Water at the base of each plant in the morning and allow the soil to dry between waterings. Provide good airflow in your greenhouse. We recommend using horizontal airflow fans. Space containers for airflow and sunlight to reach the base of each plant.
Planting Granvia Pink Liners
We recommend planting three rooted plugs per gallon container. This plant won't do well in 4-inch containers or 1801s. Use a well-drained soil and completely bury the ellepots evenly spaced in the container.
Rooted Cuttings Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Bracteantha Granvia Pink Quick Reference Guide
|10 Inch crop time||8-10 Weeks|
|Bloom Period||Fall, Spring, Summer|