Spring to Summer Finish. Standard PPP.
For all sizes of containers, pinch the liner 1–2 weeks after transplant; for containers larger than 6” and for hanging baskets, trim around the edge of the container as needed prior to spacing or hanging of the baskets.
Sumagic at 2-5 ppm has been effective at controlling growth.
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.
Grower Tips for Whirlwind
-Requires high light in production.
-Needs 200 ppm fertilizer.
-Prefers warmer production temperatures.
Australian plants prefer to have little or no Phosphorous added. This plant is sensitive to cold temperatures but makes a great spring and summer sales item. Avoid getting foliage wet under low light, high pH, and cool conditions.
Whirlwind varieties are more compact and better branched than other Scaevola varieties.
|Award Year||Award||Plant Trial|
|2019||Top Performer - Container||Colorado State University|
|2019||Best of Breed for Summer Container||North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum|
|2019||Perfect Score all Season||University of Minnesota - Morris|
|2019||Perfect Score All Season||University of Minnesota - Grand Rapids|
|2019||Top Performer - Early Season||Michigan State University|
|2019||Top Performer||Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden|
|2019||Perfect Score all Season||Oregon State University|
|2019||Top Performer||South Dakota State - McCrory Gardens|
|2019||Top Performer||Louisiana State University - Hammond Research Station|
|2019||Top Performer - Evaluation Day||Colorado State University|