Summer Wave Bouquet Deep Rose, also known as Wishbone Flower, is a cultivar of the annual flower native to Asia. Suntory developed this variety for its early, long bloom and heat tolerance. This annual plant has a compact mounding habit of 10-12" tall and 12-20" wide, flourishing in full sun to full shade in borders, hanging baskets, window boxes, and mixed containers. Blooming from spring through fall, Torenia's fragrant foliage and vibrant flowers attract pollinators to the garden. This plant requires only regular water to bring colorful whimsy to the landscape. Grow Deep Rose alongside Bouquet Blue and Bouquet Gold.
Summer Wave Bouquet Deep Rose Selling Tips
Sell Summer Wave Bouquet Deep Rose to customers looking for a low-maintenance annual to bring color to a landscape or hanging basket. Suntory bred the Summer series for superior heat tolerance, allowing this plant to bloom from spring until frost. Attractive dark pink flowers bring bees to the garden, improving mixed containers, borders, and hanging baskets. Pair with Helichrysum, Petunia, and Euphorbia Hypericifolia for a colorful container or landscape with unique visual interest.
Coach Your Customer
1. Space plants 12-20" apart in well-drained soil in a sunny or partly sunny location.
2. Water 1-2 times a week or more in extreme heat or drought.
3. Remove plants after frost or replace them in the spring.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Summer Wave Bouquet Deep Rose, plant one rooted plug per 4- or 6-inch container or three per 10-inch basket. Use a well-drained soil in full sun with a pH of 5.8-6.2, an EC of 0.9-1.3 (SME) or 1.4-2.0 (PourThru), temperatures of 71-79 daytime and 59-64 nighttime, light intensity at 5,000-8,000 fc, and medium feed (175-225 ppm N). Pinch once or twice for shaping, and don't use PGRs. Watch for whiteflies, spider mites, and thrips. This plant isn't prone to disease.
Pink flowers bloom from spring through fall.
Pinch once or twice.
Space containers so sunlight and air can reach the soil level of each plant.
This plant doesn't require PGRs.
You may see whiteflies, spider mites, and thrips.
This plant isn't prone to many diseases. You may see botrytis or root rot, especially when the days are short or humid. Prevent fungal infections by following a few simple steps:
1. Water at the base of each plant in the morning and allow plants to dry out between waterings.
2. Provide sufficient airflow and space plants so sunlight can reach the soil level of each container. We find industrial fans work well to promote airflow in the greenhouse.
3. Treat botrytis with Medallion and Banrot as a drench according to each label's instructions.
Planting Summer Wave Bouquet Deep Rose Liners
We recommend planting one rooted liner per 4 or 6-inch container or 3 per 10-inch container. Use a well-drained soil and do not fully bury the top of the ellepot. Plant plugs in the center of each container or evenly spaced in large baskets.
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.
Torenia Summer Wave Bouquet Deep Rose Quick Reference Guide
|4 Inch crop time||4-6 Weeks|
|10 Inch crop time||10-12 Weeks|
|Bloom Period||Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Light||Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Sun|