2018 Catalog Garden Mums by Ball Seed

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guide to color selection getting your proportions right our customers often wonder what percentage of each color class they should grow the color proportions below are what we see based on ball’s sales nationwide we recommend the same ratio of colors for your annual growing program to help you obtain the perfect balance of colors you’ll find plenty of wonderful options within each group along with all the information you need to choose the best varieties for your particular market wh ite ye ee n 32 17 gr pin k 18 pu rp le 24 ora nge ze r ed o w 9 ll o br n key to symbols 2 european ball-shaped habit performs well in spring flowerings performs well in black cloth flowerings heat-tolerant variety fl/tx excellent for landscapes ed’s pick order find growing info at ballseed.com/webtrack or 800

gold rush yellow pp20,462 goldcrest yellow pp11,606 timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor late 10/3 7 weeks european medium/tall early 9/14 7 weeks rounded medium/tall great plant with great color for late september and into october golden yellow flowers framed by very dark foliage gold rush is well-suited for 8-in and larger containers takes high temperatures well note use pgrs in black cloth to minimize peduncle stretch 4 natural season black cloth 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel • • • • • • • • • • this time-tested variety has an excellent habit rich yellow flower color and exceptional foliage goldcrest yellow is well-suited for use in any size container in black cloth and natural season crops slow 7-week response in black cloth flowering h.b natural season black cloth goldmine yellow pp22,618 4 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel h.b • • • •

orange bronze at-a-glance 24 w po p of your mums program ey e o ra ng e 12 ne atomic orange autumn glow bronze avalon orange blazing orange copper coin bronze echo bronze emberglow orange fireglow bronze harvest bronze new hot spot bronze katelli bronze orange zest paradiso bronze perfectly orange petit orange new pop eye orange pumpkin pie orange roadrunner bronze sunset orange twilight

pumpkin pie orange ppaf roadrunner bronze pp11,298 timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor very late 10/11 7 weeks european medium/tall early 9/12 6 weeks mounded medium striking color mimics fall foliage and pumpkins pumpkin pie orange is easy to size up prolific and uniform with good flower color in the south as well excellent for fall decorations butterscotch flower color in hot black cloth flowerings note plant it late to take advantage of its natural vigor excellent keeping quality in northern states 4 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel • • • • • • • • • • natural season black cloth one of the first-to-flower fall varieties flower color varies by temperature more yellow blends in if hot and the bronze-orange intensifies if cool roadrunner bronze is easy to size up for fall crops not recommended for black cloth h.b 4 natural season 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel h.b

avalon salmon brilliance pink ppaf timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor very late 10/15 8 weeks mounded medium early 9/16 8 weeks mounded/ball medium vibrant two-tone coral flower color comparable to all other avalons in growth habit vigor flowering response and large flower size avalon salmon has very good color retention and overall keeping quality for more information on the avalon family see page 32 natural season black cloth 4 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel h.b • • • • • • • • • • • • flamingo neon pink pp25,028 natural season 4 6 8 10 12 • • • • • ½ bushel h.b • black cloth flamingo pineapple pink pp23,484 timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor mid 9/26 8 weeks european medium/short mid 9/24 8 weeks european medium earlier flowering and

10 keys to success how to get it right ball garden mums grown for the natural fall season can be offered in almost any size and type of container for a sales window from late august until mid to late october easy to grow they are an exciting crop with great performance throughout the fall season 1 plan your crop – how many plants will you produce what size and type of containers what color percentages what is your sales window 2 plant liners or stick urc as soon as they arrive to hold for a day or two place in a cooler at 34 to 36°f 3 always plant liners or stick urc into moist media – never into dry media 4 grow in full sun shaded areas can produce taller and weaker plants 5 media should always be well-drained as garden mums require excellent drainage 6 when planting liners water them in with a balanced fertilizer such as 20-10-20 at 300 to 400 ppm 7 constant liquid fertilizer programs tend to produce the finest quality crops consider 200 to 250 ppm constant

red hots ppaf red rover pp23,016 timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor mid 9/22 7 weeks mounded medium very late 10/8 7 weeks european medium bright red flowers on full and productive plants with excellent color retention takes the heat even in the deep south with no significant fading upgrades stellar red for flower size and color retention good in black cloth and spring flowering programs natural season black cloth 4 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel h.b • • • • • • • • • • • • red ryder pp24,646 bright red decorative follows red ryder for strong early-october sales red rover delivers solid performance in black cloth crops can be compact in the largest containers natural season black cloth 4 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel h.b • • • • • • • • • • • stellar red timing flower date black cloth

bridal white ppaf butter n’ cream white ppaf timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor early 9/15 6 weeks european medium/tall late 9/27 8 weeks european medium one of the purest brightest white garden mums prolific uniform and covered with blooms larger decorative flowers than any other white garden mum robust spherical habit with dark green foliage and strong flexible stems performed well in trials for spring summer black cloth and natural season flowering 4 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel • • • • • • • • • • • natural season black cloth h.b natural season black cloth celestial white ppaf 4 6 8 10 12 ½ bushel h.b • • • • • • • • • • • • • dove white pp24,618 timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor timing flower date black cloth response habit vigor mid 9/20 6

green netting reduce shrink mum netting is an easy and inexpensive way to keep plants retail-ready longer netted mums also ship and sell better and last longer in the landscape apply netting at the first visible flower bud usually when the plant reaches 60 to 70 of its final size so the netting will be positioned 4 to 5 in below the top canopy at the time of cracking color two sizes of netting are offered the 17 x 3,280 size is for use on 10-in and smaller sizes with each roll yielding approx 2,200 pieces the 23 x 3,280 size is for use on 11-in and larger sizes yielding approx 1,700 pieces per roll green mum netting helps you make the for more information most of your contact your ball seed sales rep mums or order at ballseed.com/webtrack or 800 879-ball spring you can sell mums in spring too but growing mums in early spring can be hit or miss at best here’s a short list of excellent early-spring performers that will help you grow more efficiently and successfully red white

black cloth controlled flowering of summer-fall garden mums growing garden mums using black cloth to shorten the daylength is not difficult it enables the grower to flower garden mums over a longer season and to have the crop ready when desired the detailed schedule at left is a guide to determine the number of short days required top performing black cloth varieties yellow green gold riot yellow moonglow yellow paradiso yellow stellar yellow yellow tang these outdoororange bronze produced copper coin bronze katelli bronze black cloth garden paradiso bronze petit orange mums are being forced sunset orange twilight bronze to flower for august pink purple sales at adam henning paradiso pink plumberry purple greenhouses in majesty purple stellar pink stellar purple demotte in red red ryder stellar red white butter n’ cream white paradiso white starburst white summer controlled-flowering for 7-week response garden mums 6 to 6.5 in 15 to 16-cm pots plant rooted

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